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02-20-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,038
Posted By squirtdad

This started with a tubular tire purpose.....just...

This started with a tubular tire purpose.....just goes to show that tubies are the devil "tubies rhyme with T and stand for Trouble, right here in C&V city"
02-20-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By squirtdad

talk to school security....

talk to school security....
02-20-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 418
Posted By squirtdad

1) need apple apple comparison...... how about...

1) need apple apple comparison...... how about gp5000 which are great tires Tubeless have psi of 65 to 87 and weigh 379g...... clincher psi 85- 100 and weigh 289g (tube adds 143 g if not race...
02-20-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By squirtdad

there are simple X versions you can make, but...

there are simple X versions you can make, but they are good only for light work.

I experimented with pvc and gas pipe stands......anything solid is going to be more expensive than you think I...
02-20-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,918
Posted By squirtdad

just because you do it doesn't make it right or...

just because you do it doesn't make it right or safe there are fast lunch rides in my area that have been so disruptful (i.e large groups running reds on busy roads) that communities pushed for...
02-20-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 553
Posted By squirtdad

nice....and my wife got 2 cats......but they like...

nice....and my wife got 2 cats......but they like me better :)
02-19-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 447
Posted By squirtdad

as noted before...unless that "aerodynamic"...

as noted before...unless that "aerodynamic" bulge can be removed you simply have too big of tire for the frame, especially as the rear dropout is vertical (i.e no way to move wheel back)

Riding...
02-19-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 553
Posted By squirtdad

depends on whether the significant other notices...

depends on whether the significant other notices ore not :) Word to the wise, my wife has no interest in those death traps, but caught a glimpse of de rosa red and asked what the new bike...
02-19-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,364
Posted By squirtdad

Freeze-off and the sheldon bolt method with a)...

Freeze-off and the sheldon bolt method with a) good quality bolt )long lever (often 2 person job) c) turning the right way
02-18-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By squirtdad

HR is a measure of that and not work, and it has...

HR is a measure of that and not work, and it has a loose relationship to how much work you are doing (effort) but you need watts to measure work

I use HR in training to tell me if I am in the...
02-18-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 691
Posted By squirtdad

nice

nice
02-13-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,287
Posted By squirtdad

it sure looks to me like it failed at the edge of...

it sure looks to me like it failed at the edge of the weld bead all around. Which suggest that something about the welding introduced a failure point that is what makes me feel the integrity of the...
02-13-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 522
Posted By squirtdad

how does the super light ride?

how does the super light ride?
02-13-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By squirtdad

you sound like you might have been like an IBM...

you sound like you might have been like an IBM mainframe sysadmin I worked with at Stanford Hosipital.....he hacked an amiga to use as a 3270 console
02-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,287
Posted By squirtdad

I would ask in the framebuilders forum, but my...

I would ask in the framebuilders forum, but my guess is that the response is the frame is toast. if the weld failed in a low stress area (unless you were using 1 inch of seat tube) what are the...
02-12-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By squirtdad

There is always the 3 for $50 yellow jersey...

There is always the 3 for $50 yellow jersey tires. I have no experience, some love them some hate them tubular tire sewup tire Servizio Corse $19.95 tubular tires at Yellow Jersey; possibly the Best...
02-11-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 522
Posted By squirtdad

Torpado for the win. I had had a torpado...

Torpado for the win. I had had a torpado super strada.....nice panto and it punched above it's weight class in terms of ride, handling etc. This was with allele double butted tubing. I...
02-11-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 691
Posted By squirtdad

what is the name of the coffee shop......good to...

what is the name of the coffee shop......good to know if i get down south......
02-10-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,422
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO this is perfect and superbly beneficial...

IMHO this is perfect and superbly beneficial use of ebike technology
02-10-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,422
Posted By squirtdad

the real mess is the do e-bikes belong in bike...

the real mess is the do e-bikes belong in bike lanes argument (complicated by scooters, electric only no peds, etc) :popcorn
02-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,313
Posted By squirtdad

some ideas... bit difficult as size is a guess ...

some ideas... bit difficult as size is a guess


nice bike #160 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=160) 23" or ~58 cm ...maybe to big ...
02-07-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By squirtdad

assuming you mean shifters not integrated with...

assuming you mean shifters not integrated with the brakes :)

I have had not problems with using a cheapy sun race shifter with deore RD to shift a fairly wide range sram 8 spd cassette. I did...
02-07-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By squirtdad

there are deals to be had on the UK bike shops ...

there are deals to be had on the UK bike shops

I have put these on my 84 team miyata, I don't have a lot of miles on them yet so can't talk to durability, but the ride is fantastic. to me...
02-06-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 54,296
Views: 7,625,274
Posted By squirtdad

this looks really sweet for Los Angeles/ SoCall...

this looks really sweet for Los Angeles/ SoCall types

Mint condition Nishiki Prestige Road Bike - $325https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/d/los-angeles-mint-condition-nishiki/7067303857.html...
02-06-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,934
Posted By squirtdad

wow, super nice. can't wait for an extended...

wow, super nice. can't wait for an extended ride report and glamour shots with flowers in the spring

I think it is interesting also in the timeless look and lifetime of the steel, lugged,...
02-06-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 828
Posted By squirtdad

WolfgangVerne this is a little above that...

WolfgangVerne this is a little above that range at 325 but it is really pretty...... https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/d/los-angeles-mint-condition-nishiki/7067303857.html

...
02-06-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,117
Posted By squirtdad

I am guessing that some would not think of this...

I am guessing that some would not think of this as clyde bike....but is is my daily rider at 241 (down from 268 and riding this bike)

Steel frame and 32 spoke wheels

85 Team Miyata..... mavic...
02-06-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By squirtdad

WolfgangVerne localish to you and nice bike

WolfgangVerne localish to you and nice bike
02-06-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 828
Posted By squirtdad

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1192881-1986-bianchi-vittorio-size-56-a.html
02-05-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By squirtdad

Tubular Tire Mounting Cement Gluing Adhesion by...

Tubular Tire Mounting Cement Gluing Adhesion by Yellow Jersey; Thoughts on a Front Wheel (http://www.yellowjersey.org/frontwheel.html)

also look at totally tubular in the stick section
02-05-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 561
Posted By squirtdad

I would not do that, too big of holes too close...

I would not do that, too big of holes too close to each other. and if you are using for brake cables there is a fair of mount of force, so my conservative self would be skeptical of gluing also.
...
02-05-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 125,101
Posted By squirtdad

Tape is super easy, but gluing is really not...

Tape is super easy, but gluing is really not hard at all

this is what was most straight forward video on tubular gluing and mounting Tubular Tire Mounting Cement Gluing Adhesion by Yellow...
02-04-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 828
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw I could get 28 on my 89 miyata 1400 and...

fwiw I could get 28 on my 89 miyata 1400 and on my 85 Miyata team with no problem so just becuase it is race or racy in mid to late 80's it does not mean max of 25 or 23

not sure about price...
02-03-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By squirtdad

I had RD Coyote ski's..... but I am sure that is...

I had RD Coyote ski's..... but I am sure that is no help at all
02-03-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,850
Posted By squirtdad

for friction only the cheapie falcons work well

for friction only the cheapie falcons work well
02-03-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By squirtdad

congrats..... alwasy good to get on the bike ...

congrats..... alwasy good to get on the bike

I won 2 quarters of the office super bowl pool so that is by way to start the day
02-03-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By squirtdad

as an FYI tufo currently make tubular clincher...

as an FYI tufo currently make tubular clincher tires.......
01-31-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,690
Posted By squirtdad

sheldons how to using a 2x4...

sheldons how to using a 2x4 https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html

I dids this once 126 to 135.... it works well, but is nerve wracking on the first try
01-31-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,690
Posted By squirtdad

pro tip, become a paid member and leverage C&V...

pro tip, become a paid member and leverage C&V sales sub section.....you can see a lot goodness and get some great response with WTB.

all depends on what you want to do: time capsule...
01-31-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By squirtdad

Understand OP not wanting to drill...... but as...

Understand OP not wanting to drill...... but as an FYI the "drilling" removes only a little bit metal...shavings you could do the same with a file and I think the end result is much cleaner
01-31-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,341
Posted By squirtdad

gold chain pops with the black frame and gold...

gold chain pops with the black frame and gold decals........go for it no question
01-30-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,422
Posted By squirtdad

OT but tangentially related you can get a...

OT but tangentially related you can get a powered exoskeloton to help with down hill skiing.... like pedal assist it may keep people doing an activity they love longer ...
01-30-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,422
Posted By squirtdad

I am very mixed on this subject...... getting...

I am very mixed on this subject...... getting older I can see benefits of keeping people on bikes longer

I also see more people commuting on ebikes in my area and I am pretty sure most would not...
01-28-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,026
Posted By squirtdad

my 2 cents, painting well takes a ton of prep,...

my 2 cents, painting well takes a ton of prep, cost more than you would think and unless you go to the automotive level finishes is not at all durable....which is a pain considering the effort.
...
01-28-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By squirtdad

you need a rasta them song even if the bike is...

you need a rasta them song even if the bike is going not rasta may I suggest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNIfTuUaglA
01-23-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,216
Posted By squirtdad

I have one bike (84 team miyata) setup for...

I have one bike (84 team miyata) setup for eroica/cino....if I ever actually register....set up 53/39 and 13/28 it is fun to ride ...so I do friday good weather commutes on it

but my daily...
01-23-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By squirtdad

??? this is incomprehensible

??? this is incomprehensible
01-23-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By squirtdad

here is what sheldon has to say about this...

here is what sheldon has to say about this subject https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbtaper.html

If this a relatively new avocet/ofmega it is probably ISO standard....mine was

(part of the fun is...
01-22-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,749
Posted By squirtdad

Personally I think avoiding wax and following the...

Personally I think avoiding wax and following the mechanic advice on prolink is the most sensible approach....ymmv

As for Mr. Zog's, the Mr. Zogs I am familar with is surfboard wax, meaning...
01-22-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By squirtdad

Not really there are many road deraillers that...

Not really there are many road deraillers that have a wide range.

As noted you are trying for a general black/white answer when the answer is: It depends on the exact situation.

you are...
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