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06-18-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,450
Posted By bark_eater

Poking around I found a BTU calculator that gives...

Poking around I found a BTU calculator that gives the following with Propylene and the different flow rates.

T-6 5,927.5 BTU

T-4 1,138.08 BTU

I'm still not sure what it all means, but...
06-17-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,450
Posted By bark_eater

Quick question about Mapp gas Turbo Torches. ...

Quick question about Mapp gas Turbo Torches. Would a bigger "Tip" burning more gas be better for doing brass brazing jobs like cantilevers?

Victor Turbo Torches have interchangeable tips. The...
06-15-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,818
Posted By bark_eater

Kind of random, but I recently saw a Trak ...

Kind of random, but I recently saw a Trak city/mountain bike at the scrap yard. It didnt seem worth messing with, so back in the pile...
06-14-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By bark_eater

Thanks for the confirmation. I think the touring...

Thanks for the confirmation. I think the touring style racks win on acetic's, but the plates on the mountain style might make up some for skipping fenders on this bike.
06-14-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By bark_eater

This is the style of rack I was referring to. ...

This is the style of rack I was referring to. I'm guessing their more of a 90's item.
...
06-14-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By bark_eater

When did Blackburn MNT and Jandd racks start production

Any one know when Blackburn and Jandd introduced the racks with the aluminum plate? I've got a mid '80s Schwinn High Sierra that I'm looking at putting a Blackburn MNT front rack on, with a...
06-12-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6,461
Views: 1,872,162
Posted By bark_eater

You would have to confirm that the Inner diameter...

You would have to confirm that the Inner diameter of the steerer is correct but I dont think you would need a new head set. If you have the longer steerer is threaded you could use a spacer under a...
06-12-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6,461
Views: 1,872,162
Posted By bark_eater

Could you have the original fork steerer ...

Could you have the original fork steerer threaded and use a quill stem?
06-11-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6,461
Views: 1,872,162
Posted By bark_eater

Whats size frame is that and what size road bike...

Whats size frame is that and what size road bike do you usually ride? I've got a 17" Apex that I was going to strip. I tried to mock it up with drop bars but as I ride a 22-23" road bike I wasn't...
06-10-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By bark_eater

1985 it is. I'm hoping I can get the Swift 1 3/8...

1985 it is. I'm hoping I can get the Swift 1 3/8 tires under a set of fenders.
06-10-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By bark_eater

As found, catching its first raindrops in 3...

As found, catching its first raindrops in 3 decades. The bike was stored in its lowest gearing and the derailleur might need some help. ...
06-09-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By bark_eater

Thanks for attempted intervention. The bike had...

Thanks for attempted intervention. The bike had one year commuter duty and was put away for for 32 years. Pictures soon.
06-08-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By bark_eater

Where is a 1986 Bridgestone T700 on the "Grail Scale"

A 1986 Bridgestone T700 is for sale locally. I've got way to many projects right now, but with N+1 and all, I was wondering how the T700 compares to the other high end Japanese cantilever touring...
06-07-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,817
Posted By bark_eater

My son is 6 and is riding 16" bikes. They don't...

My son is 6 and is riding 16" bikes. They don't look to small, but I guess I keep my eyes open for the next size up bike. To circle back to C+V, I did pick up a 24" wheel late 70's Fuji. The plan...
05-24-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By bark_eater

59 CM Lemond Tourmalet

Asking $300+shipping.

Delivery may be available within the DC and NYC corridor.
...
05-24-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By bark_eater

Delivery may be available within the DC and NYC...

Delivery may be available within the DC and NYC corridor.
05-24-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By bark_eater

Delivery may be available within the DC and NYC...

Delivery may be available within the DC and NYC corridor.
05-24-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By bark_eater

25" 1986 Schwinn Voyageur Complete or Frame and Fork FS or Trade.

There's some paint chips and a little rust. The picture shows the only real patch I found.

Looking for comparable 56-58 frame to swap parts to, or a good low trail 650b candidate.

Now offered...
05-24-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By bark_eater

How about $225?

How about $225?
05-17-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,960
Posted By bark_eater

I've had spilled simple green eat the paint off ...

I've had spilled simple green eat the paint off stuff if left long enough. I've also heard that WD40 is acidic enough to etch surfaces. I believe that was a firearm concern. Never-the-less, my...
05-16-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By bark_eater

Keeping original brake and shift housings. How to lube?

I'm working on a Raleigh Sport and want to keep the original brake housings and cables if possible. I was wondering whats the best way to get some lube on them and what kind to use? I have extra...
05-14-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6,461
Views: 1,872,162
Posted By bark_eater

Got one of these in yellow. Its 23", which makes...

Got one of these in yellow. Its 23", which makes it a bit of a french fit as a road bike. It's down the project list but It would be great to hear you thoughts on how your conversion works out.
05-13-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 956
Posted By bark_eater

I got to try a wheeled summer training sled...

I got to try a wheeled summer training sled pulled by a small team of dogs. Fast, Fast, Faster, Sketchfactor Five Fun!
05-06-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,173
Posted By bark_eater

While borderline to the C+V definition I am...

While borderline to the C+V definition I am dialing in a 90's Koga Miyata CityLiner with big tires.

It looks like I will be able to get 38's and fenders but its tight. I had to bend the chain-stay...
04-29-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,476
Posted By bark_eater

I use BreakFree. I figure its the same as...

I use BreakFree. I figure its the same as TriFlow but easier to get in bulk non aerosol bottles.
04-29-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By bark_eater

Now you need to do the bell test. Sit and tap...

Now you need to do the bell test. Sit and tap both drop outs with various little mallets and try and desiper the differences in tone.

One thing does occur, if the adjustment screw threads are...
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By bark_eater

It looks like 40mm is the limiting measurement...

It looks like 40mm is the limiting measurement for tire width clearance and height above the rim. I'd guess 28mm actual tires with fenders, 32mm actual without. Thats with 27" wheels, so if the...
Forum: Touring
04-19-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,053
Posted By bark_eater

Last years planned mini tour got bumped to this...

Last years planned mini tour got bumped to this years mini tour. The route will involve 2 open sal****er ferry crossings so I picked up a bike cover that can be "locked" to the bike. That and a...
04-19-19, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By bark_eater

Baddabump...

Baddabump...
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By bark_eater

I'll check after the Easter road trip. i think it...

I'll check after the Easter road trip. i think it has 1" tires in the pictures.
04-14-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,853
Posted By bark_eater

Can a dent in an aluminum tube be rolled out?

Can a dent in an aluminum tube be rolled out?
04-14-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,414
Posted By bark_eater

Just going to throw some anecdotal's in the pot....

Just going to throw some anecdotal's in the pot. I've had 2 bikes, which are my most ridden, that have had problems with cranks loosening. Both have Shimmano cranks and the same type of "Tange"...
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By bark_eater

Whats the difference?

Whats the difference?
04-11-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By bark_eater

I've been doing a quick flush with solvents. I...

I've been doing a quick flush with solvents. I don't know if I'm getting all the old lube out but gauge how much dirt is still washing out by the paper towel they drain on. Then let some Phil's...
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By bark_eater

http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1981_1990/1986L...

http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1981_1990/1986Ltwt16.JPG
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By bark_eater

http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1981_1990/1986L...

http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1981_1990/1986Ltwt31.JPG
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By bark_eater

Schwinn Voyageur SP

Picked this up yesterday. Its a 25" frame, and looks to have a chrome fork and chain stays. There's a bunch of of scratches and chips and a little rust. I took a picture of the only bad patch I...
04-09-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 463,326
Posted By bark_eater

25" 1986 Schwinn Voyageur SP Complete or Frame...

25" 1986 Schwinn Voyageur SP Complete or Frame and Fork. There's some paint chips and a little rust. the picture shows the only real patch I found.

Pictures in a couple days.

Looking for...
04-08-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By bark_eater

I'm going to fill the gap with grease.

I'm going to fill the gap with grease.
04-08-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By bark_eater

Shimano UN-55 bottom brackets are around $20. If...

Shimano UN-55 bottom brackets are around $20. If you have the tools and can get the original out, that might be one way to go. I've been meaning to get a dial indicator rig to check run-out on the...
04-07-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By bark_eater

I would take both cranks off and reinstall. That...

I would take both cranks off and reinstall. That at least give the chance to fix it self.
04-07-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By bark_eater

That was my assumption. There was a little bit of...

That was my assumption. There was a little bit of bind on the bearings that seemed like it was related to to the retaining ring torque, but also seamed to go away after spinning the shaft a dozen...
04-07-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By bark_eater

Shimano UN-55 BB left cup not tightened to shell?

I just installed a UN_55 bottom bracket and the left aluminum "cup" is not tightening down all the way down to the BB Shell. The gap between the "cup" flange and the BB shell is about 1 mm. the...
04-04-19, 02:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 763
Posted By bark_eater

Dremel, on the bike, with malice and forethought.

Dremel, on the bike, with malice and forethought.
04-03-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By bark_eater

28-18 aqg is the size I ended up ordering. It...

28-18 aqg is the size I ended up ordering. It will likely be a couple weeks before I get to wiring a bike. I will report back.
04-01-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By bark_eater

Bump...

Bump...
03-30-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By bark_eater

There is are no cables on the bike but the front...

There is are no cables on the bike but the front derailure looks like it has enough travel to drop the chain off of the low gear with the first set up. I'm not particularly worried about a 2.25mm...
03-29-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By bark_eater

The single speed is 73mm. I used a significantly...

The single speed is 73mm. I used a significantly shorter spindle leangth to get the crank ring close in.
03-29-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By bark_eater

This is what I'm looking at, but there are a...

This is what I'm looking at, but there are a bunch of different models to choose from that look the same to me, even from the same manufacture.
...
03-29-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By bark_eater

That's how the road triples are on the other...

That's how the road triples are on the other bikes I have are. I made a single speed mountain bike, and put a shorter BB in.
The drive side and chain line worked out but if I had gone any shorter...
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