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08-04-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 198
Posted By CliffordK

The "Derailleur Hanger" is the part that extends...

The "Derailleur Hanger" is the part that extends down below the frame that the derailleur bolts onto. It can either be integral to the rear dropout, or can bolt onto the rear dropout, or can be a...
08-04-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By CliffordK

I've got the Veloplugs on one bike. Velocity...

I've got the Veloplugs on one bike.

Velocity Aerohead & Aerohead OC rims.

I don't think they do real well with some shapes of channels. Nonetheless, part of the problem with the OC rim was that...
Replies: 19
Views: 363
Posted By CliffordK

I had thought I saw the "80" on the derailleur. ...

I had thought I saw the "80" on the derailleur.
https://vintagecannondale.com/info/campagnolo/

That gives you a 1978 crankset and a 1980 rear derailleur. And, probably somewhat newer derailleur...
Replies: 19
Views: 363
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: Campagnolo SGR-1 pedals, 1988 to 1991:...

:foo:

Campagnolo SGR-1 pedals, 1988 to 1991:
VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo SGR-1, Record (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=aab7caa9-b3b7-440b-88bc-b2fa8d4e17ea&Enum=109)
...
Replies: 19
Views: 363
Posted By CliffordK

That is a pretty bike, and apparently in...

That is a pretty bike, and apparently in excellent condition.

I'm going to give a pretty broad price range of $600 to $1200.

As-is, it should be able to sell for $600 fairly quickly.

Add a...
Replies: 19
Views: 363
Posted By CliffordK

chevalier's Album: ...

chevalier's Album:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/503595
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18704186
...
08-02-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 317
Posted By CliffordK

If you have an 8 or 9 speed Shimano, the road and...

If you have an 8 or 9 speed Shimano, the road and MTB shifters should be reasonably compatible with other SHIMANO parts.

SRAM sold both 1:1 actuation (not Shimano compatible) and 2:1 actuation...
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,952
Posted By CliffordK

Latte is good enough at catching the mice, then...

Latte is good enough at catching the mice, then she doesn't know what to do with them. Most have managed to die on her. She was taking the mice to her litter box, but the old box was too shallow...
07-31-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 207,255
Posted By CliffordK

I think my cat may be broken. Latte &...

I think my cat may be broken.

Latte & Squeak.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1552x1440/80-latte_n_squeak_61184fc6f5cf8c5762162e7dddfb78652cba5f78.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,952
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, so I had to get a taller litter box for...

Ok, so I had to get a taller litter box for Latte. She has the "catch and release" down pat.

This morning she was sitting in her litter box giving little mini purrs... while looking down. Not a...
07-30-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,710
Posted By CliffordK

One virus causes different symptoms... Does...

One virus causes different symptoms... Does everyone get the Flu (Influenza) the same? For me, it likes to descend into the lungs. Others get generalized malaise. And others get sinus infections....
07-30-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,710
Posted By CliffordK

It is interesting comparing SARS and COVID. ...

It is interesting comparing SARS and COVID.

SARS hit hard, and spread around the globe, but with a robust government response it was able to be kept in pockets and was eventually eradicated.
...
07-30-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,710
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: A little all over the place here. There...

:foo:
A little all over the place here. There is a concept of evolution, where the the host and the pathogen evolve to be less lethal. Part of the problem with Europeans bringing "novel" diseases to...
07-29-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 759
Posted By CliffordK

Something like the Giant Revive might be...

Something like the Giant Revive might be interesting on gravel. Hard to say about intense trails. As someone mentioned, it may not hop the tires over stuff very well.
...
07-28-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By CliffordK

Another thing to look at. Are you using OEM...

Another thing to look at. Are you using OEM Shimano chainrings? Are the shift pins and gates intact? Worn?
07-28-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By CliffordK

How about some pictures of the current derailleur...

How about some pictures of the current derailleur setup, and attempts to shift. A few different angles.

The 5703 derailleur should be a "Triple".

There are very few 53T "Triple" cranksets....
07-28-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By CliffordK

Most MTB cranksets have a slight offset in the...

Most MTB cranksets have a slight offset in the crank arms.

What is wrong with your old crankset? The one you are looking at is a square taper crankset.

Perhaps try your local bike co-op if...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-27-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 442
Posted By CliffordK

Any pieces of heavy plumbing pipe, or solid steel...

Any pieces of heavy plumbing pipe, or solid steel you could use if it takes more force to bend than you can get with your hands?
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By CliffordK

Is the Corsa Extra one model above the Corsa? ...

Is the Corsa Extra one model above the Corsa?

What is the tubing on this frame? Columbus Something?

Would Reynolds 753 be more desirable?

I do think the red is a little plain, but probably...
07-26-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 368
Posted By CliffordK

Could you safely tig weld it without overheating?...

Could you safely tig weld it without overheating?

You can wrap the fork blades and the steer tube with wet towels. But, you would end up awfully close to the steer tube.

If you do weld or...
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: How much were you asking for the...

:foo:

How much were you asking for the frame?

To get top dollar, you really need to sell it on some kind of a nationwide venue like E-Bay. BikeForums also has a C&V sales section.

Ideally,...
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By CliffordK

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-eddy_merckx_61_cm_002_06907067d98d23db0a44f9defb2aaa46095009f9.jpg
...
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By CliffordK

Even as a Newbie, you can upload photos to your...

Even as a Newbie, you can upload photos to your Album page.
kavalk's Albums:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/473651

If the headset is trash, then it is nice to hold everything together, but...
07-26-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm... All the good deals are up in Portland. ...

Hmmm... All the good deals are up in Portland. But, I try to pace myself... too much to drive a 4 hour RT (or 2 day RT on the bike) to get little things.

There's a car part that popped up about...
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By CliffordK

Even if you can't attach photos to your messages...

Even if you can't attach photos to your messages yet, you can still upload the photos to your album:
Cyride's Albums:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/523526
07-26-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By CliffordK

A couple of brands also sell 700x26 tires,...

A couple of brands also sell 700x26 tires, although those may fall into the variability range of the 700x25 tires.
07-25-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By CliffordK

You could mess around with the seatposts a bit if...

You could mess around with the seatposts a bit if you wish. There are some suspension seat posts, generally used on MTBs. But, there are some more modern road seatposts that also have a little...
07-25-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By CliffordK

The main thing that you can do is to mess around...

The main thing that you can do is to mess around with your tires.

How heavy are you?
Brand of Tires?
Pressure? Front? Rear?
07-25-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By CliffordK

As mentioned, the Massif and Schwinn OCC use a...

As mentioned, the Massif and Schwinn OCC use a 20x4 1/4 tire.

The rims are mighty wide.

But the tires are a semi-slick design. Perhaps nicer than the knobbies on your bike.

I can try to take...
07-25-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By CliffordK

My 20x4.25 tubes have to expand a lot to fill the...

My 20x4.25 tubes have to expand a lot to fill the tires. So... depending on the manufacturer, it should be fine.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 442
Posted By CliffordK

gugie had successfully brazed a steer tube into a...

gugie had successfully brazed a steer tube into a chromed fork crown using A LOT OF FLUX. I don't know if the crown was triple plated or not.

You may be able to do the same with silver solder...
07-22-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By CliffordK

I thought that was EASY. I think I've mentioned...

I thought that was EASY. I think I've mentioned it a couple of times under the Forum suggestions, but it goes nowhere.

Likewise, the blocked photos came in with changing the way photos were...
Forum: Commuting
07-22-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By CliffordK

Ahh, thanks. So if you could peel off the outer...

Ahh, thanks.
So if you could peel off the outer layer, then the stuff within should have zero residual strength.

Could one silently defeat a U-Lock made with that stuff with a pipe cuter?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 277
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: I haven't really found it... What...

:foo:

I haven't really found it...

What works for me is to click on the user's profile:
https://www.bikeforums.net/members/unterhausen-136384.html
As part of the URL, it gives the user's ID#...
07-22-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 739
Posted By CliffordK

I've folded tubes before. They'll last for quite...

I've folded tubes before. They'll last for quite a while, but it does give a place that will wear the tubes.
Forum: Commuting
07-22-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: The plunge cut looked like it was cutting...

:foo:
The plunge cut looked like it was cutting through mild steel.

The person only had difficulties when trying to move the saw forward through thin steel (1/8"?).

I'd have to see an example...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 277
Posted By CliffordK

I wouldn't use plain steel. Most of the vintage...

I wouldn't use plain steel. Most of the vintage frames used some kind of a "High-Tensile" steel. But most of the new stuff is chromoly (4130). There are online sources for chromoly including...
07-22-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: I think the Massif/OCC wheels (20x4...

:foo:

I think the Massif/OCC wheels (20x4 1/4) use the same rim diameter as BMX bikes, so 406mm BSD = 16" rim size.

So, probably something similar to a 110/70-16 moped tire would be good.
...
07-22-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By CliffordK

What bike is it on? Please post a photo. I...

What bike is it on? Please post a photo.

I think my Mongoose Massif converted to cargo bike uses 20x4 1/4. Also used on some of the old Schwinn OCCs (large size) that are popular for motorizing....
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 277
Posted By CliffordK

Whew, all those curves will make mirroring the...

Whew, all those curves will make mirroring the original tube shape to add a second tube complex.

If you do this, don't just use pipe... find a source for some quality chromoly 4130 steel.

A lot...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 277
Posted By CliffordK

arizonabuckeye's Album: ...

arizonabuckeye's Album:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/523275
...
07-22-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By CliffordK

Cones and bearings should be readily available...

Cones and bearings should be readily available and are easy to replace.

I don't believe Shimano ever sold the cups (races) separately. Campagnolo did sell races separately, but that may have only...
07-21-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,751
Posted By CliffordK

California just passed New York for total...

California just passed New York for total confirmed cases to take the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) spot in the USA on July 20.

:foo:
China set a record...
07-19-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By CliffordK

Is there any way you can upload some photos...

Is there any way you can upload some photos showing the issue? Perhaps a better description of what is deteriorating? Other problem spots? Deterioration around dropouts?

Perhaps some aluminum...
07-19-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By CliffordK

Wheels, cranks, power meters, etc to a large...

Wheels, cranks, power meters, etc to a large extent will be able to be moved to a new bike, unless you jump to a different technology (disc brakes, thru axles, BB30, etc).

My guess is that where...
07-19-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By CliffordK

You are still a couple of posts short of 10. ...

You are still a couple of posts short of 10. When you get to 10 or 11, you should be able to post your photos and links.

In the meantime, you can upload photos to your album:

tygger's Album:...
07-19-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By CliffordK

It should be easy enough to drill out the rivets...

It should be easy enough to drill out the rivets at home. And no need to replace them when you're done, just make sure the cassette is tight.

You should be able to get the tooth straight in a few...
07-19-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,335
Posted By CliffordK

A good portion of "Health Care" has nothing to do...

A good portion of "Health Care" has nothing to do with COVID, and there are a variety of causes that can bring a person into the health care system including accidents and trauma, as well as other...
07-19-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By CliffordK

First try to replicate the problem off the bike. ...

First try to replicate the problem off the bike. Can you feel extra friction somewhere, or perhaps feel/hear rubbing?

Anything rubbing on the frame (freehub/freewheel/cassette), Tire, etc?
07-19-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By CliffordK

Can you access the beach through private property?

Can you access the beach through private property?
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