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09-14-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By SJX426

Because of BF, I appreciate the the American...

Because of BF, I appreciate the the American Classic. Two are being used for two reasons, first is the length and second is the weight, or lack of it. The design is not great with that "GRUB" like...
09-14-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By SJX426

The screws were an example of how little it takes...

The screws were an example of how little it takes to skew the wheel. Since the seat stays are not vertical, it is still a risk that the wheel would be out of vertical if using only visual indication....
09-14-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By SJX426

Note: it doesn't' take much at the axle end to...

Note: it doesn't' take much at the axle end to change the angle of the whole wheel. Those little 3mm alignment screws make a big difference with less than half a turn.
09-14-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By SJX426

https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/miche-su...

https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/miche-supertype-seatpost-silver/rp-prod152815
09-14-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By SJX426

VERY NICE! My Trek came with the set but was...

VERY NICE! My Trek came with the set but was toast. The cone in the back is toast. I gave up but still have the block that look fairly fresh....
09-14-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By SJX426

black02em2 - Nice set of pictures but.. none of...

black02em2 - Nice set of pictures but.. none of them show the center of the frame being in the center of line of site (camera center). I suspect your dish is off, not that it is a contributor. Mr.66...
09-14-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By SJX426

rgvg Exhaust pipe expander. Some are small enough.

rgvg Exhaust pipe expander. Some are small enough.
09-13-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,898
Posted By SJX426

Progress! Keep i t coming.

Progress! Keep i t coming.
09-13-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 597
Posted By SJX426

As stated

As stated
09-13-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By SJX426

Tell him to get a separate wheel set if he is...

Tell him to get a separate wheel set if he is going to go clincher (ugh). In general, I really dislike breaking up an original build.
09-12-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 557
Posted By SJX426

As you probably know, this should not require a...

As you probably know, this should not require a tool for removal, only one to hold it in place when tightening the jam nut.

Any way, I would try a rubber belt of some kind to wrap around the cup...
09-12-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By SJX426

The is a reason the bicycle with two tires nearly...

The is a reason the bicycle with two tires nearly the same size was called a safety bike!
09-12-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 43,898
Posted By SJX426

I call this a bike waterfall or Bike Falls. ...

I call this a bike waterfall or Bike Falls.
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09-12-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By SJX426

Now this is C&V! Details are very interesting...

Now this is C&V!
Details are very interesting such as the adjustable pedal location on the crank, the attachment of the hub to the fork, the hub itself. What is going on with that little block and...
09-12-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By SJX426

Based on the diagram, there is not simple in...

Based on the diagram, there is not simple in Simplex! Even the RD body is different!
09-11-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 550
Posted By SJX426

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, on Flickr
09-11-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 314,049
Posted By SJX426

The Pinarello fell off the fork mount on the roof...

The Pinarello fell off the fork mount on the roof rack on the way home from a ride. Thought it was tight enough. The rear wheel kept it attached to the Jeep. I think the only damage is the hanger and...
09-11-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By SJX426

Do Garage doors count?

Do Garage doors count?
09-10-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By SJX426

T-Mar, P!N20, jiangshi, and a number of others...

T-Mar, P!N20, jiangshi, and a number of others are very knowledgeable and have been of great help both in parts and information.
09-10-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By SJX426

mongol777 Check out the cat's here...

mongol777 Check out the cat's here (http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/catalogs/). Part of the fun of owning one!
Really like the paint finsih. Pay attention to the fact there is one set of bottle cage...
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By SJX426

craiglittlefiel you can contact SoccerBallXan by...

craiglittlefiel you can contact SoccerBallXan by using his login with an @ infront of it. It will send a notification to his email like I just did.
09-08-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By SJX426

black02em2- When you take the calipers apart,...

black02em2- When you take the calipers apart, clean all the bearing surfaces even though they are flat washers. Light film of grease will help them actuate better. I would not replace anything until...
09-08-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By SJX426

shortybiscuit DK - May not have one. Not all...

shortybiscuit DK - May not have one. Not all bike do.
09-08-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,898
Posted By SJX426

JaccoW Good info on the issue of notifications!...

JaccoW Good info on the issue of notifications! Didn't know about that.
09-08-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,898
Posted By SJX426

JaccoW Challenging project! Wishing you the best....

JaccoW Challenging project! Wishing you the best.
Tandems are really unique in so many ways that the only commonality with two wheelers is, well two wheels!
Like noglider , I have a Burley, Mine...
09-08-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,574
Posted By SJX426

There are two categories of admirers. One is the...

There are two categories of admirers. One is the general public that either doesn't ride or rides infrequently. The always pick the one of the two that I happen to be riding at the time. All folding...
09-05-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By SJX426

Check the difference, if any, between the...

Check the difference, if any, between the mounting pivot point and the cage pivot point between the two RD's. One may be shorter than the other.
09-05-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,279
Posted By SJX426

Forgot about this approach! Did this too!

Forgot about this approach! Did this too!
09-05-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By SJX426

jamesdak Let un know your impressions after your...

jamesdak Let un know your impressions after your first ride.
09-04-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,063
Posted By SJX426

I did the opposite, I didn't like the Swallow and...

I did the opposite, I didn't like the Swallow and decided to try the Swift. Much improved. It is more flexible out of the box than my standard Pro, even advertised to be so. Oh and yes it is on my De...
09-04-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By SJX426

I don't think it has any significance that anyone...

I don't think it has any significance that anyone has found. Could be the builder number or some other designator. Mine is
https://live.staticflickr.com/7430/11467056163_ead95cf779_h.jpg...
09-04-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,279
Posted By SJX426

I tackled this back in the 60's when I didn't...

I tackled this back in the 60's when I didn't have any place to work. Took a 2x4 and drilled a 1' hole in the middle of the 4" face. Cut the 2x4 in half through the hole. Assembled the two hafts onto...
09-04-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By SJX426

I have estimated mine to be about 1983, based on...

I have estimated mine to be about 1983, based on RD PAT of 83, and is the Superissimo variant. The difference between mine and yours is the pump peg and the second water bottle mounts on the DT. Note...
09-03-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By SJX426

Interesting that the tied and soldered spokes are...

Interesting that the tied and soldered spokes are only on the non drive side.
09-03-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,239
Posted By SJX426

What are the lettered designation indicate? There...

What are the lettered designation indicate? There are fair number of frames on the bay and it is difficult to know which Colorado XX is what.
09-03-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 401
Posted By SJX426

Kinda like picking your poison. Unless you have a...

Kinda like picking your poison. Unless you have a set method of applying, it can get messy regardless of the choice. I like to use the latex gloves and apply with my finger. Other use a brush,...
09-03-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By SJX426

The way Italians drive their cars and mopeds, it...

The way Italians drive their cars and mopeds, it would be a bit risky to tour on a bike!
09-03-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By SJX426

klasse The typical giveaway is the oil band...

klasse The typical giveaway is the oil band around the center of the hub. Any AL part not coated or anodized will corrode over time. They will shine up like a mirror.

Before...
09-02-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By SJX426

Let's have a look at that seat stay/seat lug...

Let's have a look at that seat stay/seat lug interface!
09-02-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By SJX426

The bearing race indexes it to that location...

The bearing race indexes it to that location every time.
09-02-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,965
Posted By SJX426

IIRC the 1984 760 was a race bike with 531c...

IIRC the 1984 760 was a race bike with 531c adorned with mostly Suntour Superbe/Pro.
09-02-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,129
Posted By SJX426

Although I am a Campagnolo fan, I can not...

Although I am a Campagnolo fan, I can not disagree with DA 740x 8V group that was on the Pinarello. DT index worked flawlessly. The replacement Chorus 8V group is equal to the task so far.
I am...
09-02-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 880
Posted By SJX426

Every so often my fingers will type "config.sys"...

Every so often my fingers will type "config.sys" or "Autoconfig.bat."
09-02-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By SJX426

I appreciate your educating me!

I appreciate your educating me!
09-02-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By SJX426

randyjawa In the first picture, it looks like the...

randyjawa In the first picture, it looks like the spring is in backwards. the loop should be sliding along on the inside of the outer plate not the edge. Loop is oriented 180 off....
09-02-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By SJX426

IMHO use spacers. Lot less risk and effort....

IMHO use spacers. Lot less risk and effort. Forget safety except for making sure the axle is secured to the fork. There is no reason for the axle to come loose if properly tightened, unless you are a...
09-01-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,468
Posted By SJX426

scarlson Bin there done that. Then I learned...

scarlson Bin there done that. Then I learned from this esteemed crowd that I had very bad taste!
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09-01-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 43,898
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/7444/11467105674_9ec...

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09-01-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,468
Posted By SJX426

I believe our own rootboy supplly them or did to...

I believe our own rootboy supplly them or did to Rene Herse. I have a couple of pair left from purchasing back in the early 70's.
https://live.staticflickr.com/3798/11886948514_415a3fa456_c.jpg...
09-01-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,239
Posted By SJX426

https://benserotta.com/ "In January 2018, I...

https://benserotta.com/

"In January 2018, I formally and publicly re-entered the bicycle business with the opening of the Serotta Design Studio (https://www.serottadesignstudio.com/). It’s not a...
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