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12-21-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By Ranger63

Shimanos Silent Ring Drive

After a big tadoo about the patent and intent to offer this on their Dura Ace shimano has gone silent on this setup.
Anyone know if they plan on offering it?
07-18-16, 12:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,336
Posted By Ranger63

Surlys tech department responded that the tugnuts...

Surlys tech department responded that the tugnuts and monkey nuts are (their words not mine) designed for rear facing horizontal dropouts and would be 'pretty much useless' on front facing horizontal...
07-11-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,336
Posted By Ranger63

to all

I passed on Corrados suggestions to Tom Lonzi at Toms Pro Bike shop as this looks like a solution (yeah it'll take more time to change out a tube but....having a mechanical setup that-with the...
07-11-16, 04:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,336
Posted By Ranger63

Re: Shimano and Mavic wheelsets. If they don't...

Re: Shimano and Mavic wheelsets.
If they don't have the knurled nuts on the hubs I'd say you lucked out.
07-10-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,336
Posted By Ranger63

Hubs are ritchey Zeros However; having had two...

Hubs are ritchey Zeros
However; having had two high end LBS go thru their stock of modern (stuff from 2000 on) wheelsets, nothing they had that was compatible with the vertical dropout had the...
07-09-16, 12:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,336
Posted By Ranger63

The first 'fix' I went for was an internal cam...

The first 'fix' I went for was an internal cam QR. and it was tightened so a impression was left on the palm when closing
I also tried substituting star washers for the missing knurled nuts
Dialed...
07-08-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,336
Posted By Ranger63

Looks like wheel building time..If the hubs are...

Looks like wheel building time..If the hubs are available (and the ones shown here appear to be) in 24/20 drillings with knurled nuts that's the way I'll have to go. Guess I'll run the old school 32...
07-08-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,336
Posted By Ranger63

As Tom Lonzi of Toms Pro Bike said: Rich; the...

As Tom Lonzi of Toms Pro Bike said: Rich; the newer wheels don't need the knurled nut because the dropouts from about the mid 90s on, were vertical. The folks at Campus Wheelworks showed me several...
07-08-16, 05:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,336
Posted By Ranger63

These are Ritchey OCR Pros that I snagged off my...

These are Ritchey OCR Pros that I snagged off my old CF Motobecane. That said: Two local LBS went thru every one of their upper end (24/20 etc)wheelsets and not one had the knurled nuts.
07-08-16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,336
Posted By Ranger63

Modern Wheels on Horizontal Dropouts

I painfully (62 miles of a rear wheel which refused to stay centered in the dropouts)discovered modern wheelsets (used in vertical dropout applications) don't seem to come with the knurled nuts on...
06-01-15, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Ranger63

Shifting problems

Brifters are the original 6600 ultegra Shimano says there is no compatibility issue with 6600 brifters and 6700 derailleurs.
Derailleur is the new 6700 ultegra long cage for use with the 12-30...
Forum: Foo
03-29-15, 10:19 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 71,565
Posted By Ranger63

Toms words of encouragement as I dealt with my...

Toms words of encouragement as I dealt with my weight and then double bypass surgery kept me on the bike.
With that in mind, each ride I will bring you along, each hill, each sprint..you will be...
02-12-15, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By Ranger63

Tektro offers a retro kit (nutted length posts...

Tektro offers a retro kit (nutted length posts and all the hardware)for their dual pivot sidepull brakes .
I just asked them whether their kits fit other manufacturers dual pivot sidepulls and they...
01-26-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,078
Posted By Ranger63

On these Dajia Bars: Do they have a cable groove...

On these Dajia Bars: Do they have a cable groove in them for running aero levers?
(thrust me, I've sent several requests to Velo Orange..I must be on their don't answer list.
I need to make sure...
01-24-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,078
Posted By Ranger63

Just figured I'd throw this out there for anyone...

Just figured I'd throw this out there for anyone looking for the civia short reach drop road bars.
Urbane Cyclist (Toronto Ca.) carries them.
01-21-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By Ranger63

need help finding the you tube video on swapping out Tektro brake studs.

Two years back I stumbled across a You Tube Video on how to swap out the nutted stud from tektros 800A sidepulls and installing it in a top end Tektro Quartz.
It required a complete disassembly of...
11-27-14, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By Ranger63

Good news for vintage affecianatos

The Gilmores (Loose Screws Vintage bicycle parts)have sold their website to one Steve Arlint an avid vintage bike fan.
Steve will have the site up and running soon so folks needing those vintage...
11-22-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,235
Posted By Ranger63

I'm hoping this works:...

I'm hoping this works: http://www.velociao.com/wp-content/gallery/alan-1974-54x54/P5136074.jpg
11-22-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,235
Posted By Ranger63

I sent the original link to the fella I bought...

I sent the original link to the fella I bought the fork.frame from (Peter Naimen)
He replied back: "That IS the bike I bought from a British (name withheld because he didn't ok it) collector of...
11-22-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,235
Posted By Ranger63

ID'ng an Alan Frame

While looking for AlAn decals a local engraver is going to use to pantograph AlAn onto the stem for my build, I came across a website called Velociao ,opened the page and there stood my...
11-09-14, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Ranger63

Pantographing

Looked on line and have asked locally
Anyone know of shop/individual who does pantographing of bike parts
(Posted on the general site and the suggestion was offered to ask you folks)
Thanks
11-08-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By Ranger63

Pantographing

Anyone happen to know of anyone who works with this on bicycle components?
10-19-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,200
Posted By Ranger63

Thanks. I stand corrected. I bought Tufos from...

Thanks. I stand corrected.
I bought Tufos from Yellow Jersey a few years back.
Presumed (bad idea)they were still carrying them
10-18-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,200
Posted By Ranger63

Yellow Jerseys Tufos (3/$50 ) are a deal. Been...

Yellow Jerseys Tufos (3/$50 ) are a deal. Been dealing with these folks for years now and never had a complaint (about them or their products)
I did,however, have the bike shop add Stans to the...
01-21-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,562
Posted By Ranger63

Red Zinger/Coors Classic DVD Found it! (eBay...

Red Zinger/Coors Classic DVD
Found it! (eBay NOS)
01-21-14, 08:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,562
Posted By Ranger63

Anyone know of a link where one can still order a...

Anyone know of a link where one can still order a dvd of the red zinger/coors classic?
I was 100% unaware dvds even existed of this and now learn that VeloGear was taken over by Trek (whom I...
12-25-13, 11:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,303
Posted By Ranger63

Failed..miserably. Far too many riding days I...

Failed..miserably. Far too many riding days I felt all of my age (turned 71 today). Year before(2012) I had the leg and the stamina to stick with the faster A crowd for most rides. This year fatigue,...
12-25-13, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,937
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 384,435
Posted By Ranger63

71 (today) here and am going to try the strava...

71 (today) here and am going to try the strava this coming season (mainly so I know the feet of climbs vs guessing) I have an edge here as the designer of the website my club has is a geek and has...
11-02-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,517
Posted By Ranger63

Found a nice one for next year. Oil Heritage...

Found a nice one for next year.
Oil Heritage Trail from Titusville to Emlenton
Several folks I ride with did this earlier last month and said it was a great ride offering a ton of scenery and...
10-21-13, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By Ranger63

There is a yahoo group Geared_hub_bike but the...

There is a yahoo group Geared_hub_bike but the topics bounce from this to that to something else. At a time, one used to be able to archive the yahoo groups and locate the info they wanted. With the...
10-06-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By Ranger63

How about a forum for IGH (internal geared Hub )Bikes

With the advent of the Alfine 8 and Alfine 11 along with Rolhoff and NuVinci multiple speed internal geared bikes are making a dent in the US marketplace.
Problem is: The shops that understand...
09-08-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 16,277
Posted By Ranger63

I will NOT miss the Lambert Bicycle (at least the...

I will NOT miss the Lambert Bicycle (at least the death fork)
Kaiser
Fraiser
Hudson
Packard
Romic Bicycles...I lusted after that bike!
Trolly Cars (SF aside)
Drive In Movies (almost)
.20 gas...
09-08-13, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,937
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 384,435
Posted By Ranger63

Ahhh blame this on 'old age' I cannot remember...

Ahhh blame this on 'old age'
I cannot remember if I ever posted (and there are far too many posts to go back thru em all)
The morning crew I ride with (NFBC in western ny)run between 65 and 77....
08-26-13, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,517
Posted By Ranger63

Already signed up for the fall classic Am...

Already signed up for the fall classic
Am hoping the weather is better this year than last.
08-19-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,517
Posted By Ranger63

Will do..Thanks!

Will do..Thanks!
07-23-13, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Ranger63

Kool Stop Tire Jack worked! It took a lot of...

Kool Stop Tire Jack worked!
It took a lot of 'popeye thumb' pressure but the tires popped on with this device.
I went back and picked up a second one ($12.95)after getting the back on and using two...
07-22-13, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Ranger63

Kool Stop Tire Jack Ran my problem by members...

Kool Stop Tire Jack
Ran my problem by members of the one club I belong to on a ride yesterday and didn't one of them have this handy little device.
Going to give it a go this morning (64 miles,...
07-20-13, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Ranger63

Just ordered a set of the Pedro Levers. THe Spin...

Just ordered a set of the Pedro Levers. THe Spin Drs -while extremely sturdy may have too thick a lip to get under the darn bead.
Going with the plastic Parks I got in the starter tool kit Bicycling...
07-20-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Ranger63

Getting a new tire on an aero rim

Tire is a Kenda Kriterium
Rim is a Ritchey 28S Pro
Lost a tire to chip seal mid way into an 80 miler. I discovered it was nigh close to impossible to get the old tire (Kenda Kaliente) off.
Never...
06-29-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Ranger63

This doesn't seem to be a wear issue. I'm no...

This doesn't seem to be a wear issue.
I'm no IGH expert but it feels like an automotive axel on a car that hasn't been driven in decades and the 90wt gear oil turned to molasses.
I realize there's...
06-28-13, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Ranger63

Qualified IGH Repair shops Northeast US

Friend has a nashbar upright with a nexus 8 IGH drive
The hub needs to be gone over by a qualified IGH mechanic and we don't have one (out of 5 shops) in our area.
Anyone know of a qualified shop...
05-20-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Ranger63

meant bi-pod These are fine for setting up one...

meant bi-pod
These are fine for setting up one time..get it in place and leave it.
When you start getting folks (other than yourself) moving your ride not so much
05-20-13, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Ranger63

Display Stand

Ok; I'm talking something that doesn't take up a ton of floor space but will hold that precious cargo upright even thru multiple placements.
This question comes from this years Cirque du Cyclisme....
05-09-13, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,216
Posted By Ranger63

Shimano BL-1055 Amazon has em listed now.

Shimano BL-1055 Amazon has em listed now.
05-09-13, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Ranger63

Had the time at work last evening to go over all...

Had the time at work last evening to go over all the possibilities that could have resulted in the chain rub issue. One began to stand out.
I vividly remember one of the LBS's staff saying: The bike...
05-08-13, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Ranger63

FD adjustment question

Had the LBS do a spring tune up on my ultegra equipped CF.
Got into the 50/12 on a club ride last weekend and the chain was audibly rubbing against the outside cage of the front derailleur
There...
04-03-13, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Ranger63

swaping out the guts on downtube shifters

Upgraded my 92 Paramount PDG to a 9speed.
I've been running Velo Oranges older style 50.4 bcd Grand Cru crankset for the past year and it required a ton of tweaking on the Front Derailleur (this...
04-01-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 736
Posted By Ranger63

Endzone Velo Leather handlebar wrap

Sence leather wrap seems to be more in line with vintage/classic I figured I'd see if anyone had any experience with this brand.
04-01-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By Ranger63

leather handlebar wrap

Anybody have any experience with the Endzone Velo leather wrap as opposed to HandleBra or Velo Oranges brand.
Seems to be some issues with Brooks currently.
Saw the price on the Endzone (from...
03-25-13, 04:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,813
Posted By Ranger63

Gave it a go over the weekend. Sence I had...

Gave it a go over the weekend.
Sence I had several 7spd freehubs with the same bearing seal at the hub end, I flushed the hub in a jar of lighter fluid, shook off the excess, removed the seal and...
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