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10-11-18, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Rotten

I've got the pedals w/toe clips but one of them...

I've got the pedals w/toe clips but one of them is missing the end cap. I also have a set of 6207 brake levers. And I have a 600EX SIS RD, short cage.
If the other posters ahead of me don't have...
10-03-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By Rotten

The one Randy has labeled as 'Bicycle Research...

The one Randy has labeled as 'Bicycle Research Splined - ???' is the one I have and use for Maillard freewheels.
09-30-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,561
Posted By Rotten

MTD - 334 Didn't really have a goal at the...

MTD - 334
Didn't really have a goal at the start but I think it turned out well. Including my first commute in a downpour without fenders.
09-23-18, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24,793
Views: 2,358,840
Posted By Rotten

Yesterday was the local charity ride, the wife,...

Yesterday was the local charity ride, the wife, three kids and I rode the 12 mile route since it was the first time for the kids. I had gotten them all C&V steel rides and they have been training for...
09-23-18, 11:09 AM
Forum: Commuting
09-22-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,512
Posted By Rotten

I carried a big Crank Brothers multi tool for...

I carried a big Crank Brothers multi tool for several years until I got my cf bike. I was fiddling around in the bike room one day and decided to see what size and type of tools would be needed just...
09-22-18, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Rotten

With the kids https://i.imgur.com/UdFELe6h.jpg ...

With the kids
https://i.imgur.com/UdFELe6h.jpg

At the post office.
https://i.imgur.com/s2c3wMjh.jpg
09-22-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Rotten

They kids completed their first event. We all...

They kids completed their first event. We all rode the 12 mile route of a local charity ride. They enjoy cycling with us most of the time with only an occasional grumbling but seeing so many other...
Forum: Commuting
09-21-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 68,330
Posted By Rotten

First rain commute today! Very exhilarating,...

First rain commute today! Very exhilarating, especially with no fenders.
09-17-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Rotten

I had sent an email to TRP asking my question and...

I had sent an email to TRP asking my question and got a response today.

To quote the email "The Sram Etap levers work with Spyre C brakes." Per TRP customer service.

Now I can start saving for...
09-16-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Rotten

Alas all road brake levers are no longer created...

Alas all road brake levers are no longer created equal as explained in this article (http://blog.artscyclery.com/ask-a-mechanic/ask-a-mechanic-brake-lever-and-caliper-cross-compatibility/) which is...
09-15-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Rotten

Sram etap with Spyre brakes. Will it work?

So I've been googling this question, while considering an upgrade next year, but haven't found an answer.
Will the non hydraulic etap levers work well with Spyre disc brakes or not?
If not what...
09-15-18, 08:24 AM
09-11-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 727
Posted By Rotten

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
09-10-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Rotten

Three new C&V roadies - aka the kids bikes

So this adventure began when the kids started to grow out of their ‘kids’ bikes. They had moved from BMX style single speed bikes to geared bikes in their respective sizes. Still ‘kids’ bikes but...
09-06-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 29,787
Posted By Rotten

Didn't ride at all Jan - March April 113 ...

Didn't ride at all Jan - March
April 113
May 167
June 264
July 359
Aug 370
Sept 74 so far
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YTD 1347
09-06-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By Rotten

My two questions when considering bearing...

My two questions when considering bearing replacement are -
1. Is the bike in question going to be ridden often and not just on occasional weekends?
2. Do the bearing races show any wear other...
09-05-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By Rotten

Way to go! I'm at 235 lbs as of this morning,...

Way to go!
I'm at 235 lbs as of this morning, down from 314 lbs. Same way as you counting calories and riding.
09-05-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,561
Posted By Rotten

No serious goal this month due to work...

No serious goal this month due to work unpredictability but 300+ would be nice.

MTD - 66
09-04-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,390
Posted By Rotten

In the interest of saving space I have trimmed my...

In the interest of saving space I have trimmed my personal bikes from 5 down to 2. and put the rest in storage.
As I maintain the family fleet (4 other bikes) the grand total is 6.
When I get the...
09-01-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,028
Posted By Rotten

PM sent on Cateye plugs.

PM sent on Cateye plugs.
09-01-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By Rotten

WTB internal cam skewers

Looking for a good set of internal cam skewers for 130 rear and 100 front.
Thinking Ultegra or similar.
Yes I am aware that they are readily available on fleabay but I'd rather try and find them...
09-01-18, 09:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rotten

Goal - 360 MTD - 370.22 Goal reached and...

Goal - 360
MTD - 370.22

Goal reached and surpassed.
No specific goal for September just going to see what happens.
09-01-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By Rotten

And we have our winner :thumb: I finally got...

And we have our winner :thumb:

I finally got time to examine things more closely. It is the DS that was slipping which is evident from the pics below.
Going to be looking for a set of internal...
09-01-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14,468
Views: 1,360,840
Posted By Rotten

Best ride in a long time. Between the winds,...

Best ride in a long time.
Between the winds, work, and a general down attitude lately riding has seemed like a little bit of a chore some days lately.
This mornings ride though only 17 miles was a...
08-29-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By Rotten

All suggestions duly noted and when I get home...

All suggestions duly noted and when I get home this evening I will investigate more in depth and report back.
08-29-18, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By Rotten

As I believe that it is the NDS that slips filing...

As I believe that it is the NDS that slips filing the DS while carefully fitting would allow both sides of the axle to be fully to the rear and aligned.

The QR are external type, granted not as...
08-29-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By Rotten

I would say that I am 90% confident that it is...

I would say that I am 90% confident that it is the NDS of the axle that is slipping as I have to push that side forward when i release the QR and re-center. That said the issue always rears its head...
08-29-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By Rotten

All the spacers I have tried or seen take up to...

All the spacers I have tried or seen take up to much of the room in the dropout for me.
08-29-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By Rotten

Need 'permanent' solution to slipping rear wheel

Bike is 1986 Schwinn Passage.
I have found that I get a better feeling ride and better fender clearance with the NDS dropout spacer removed. The problem is that as a clyde I can have a tendency to...
08-28-18, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,594
Posted By Rotten

When I began cycling again I started with a flat...

When I began cycling again I started with a flat bar bike, my weight at that time was 314 lbs. With the flat bars I always ended up with hand numbness. As a result of that I didn't ride enough to do...
08-28-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rotten

Goal - 360 MTD - 344 Jinxed myself in the...

Goal - 360
MTD - 344

Jinxed myself in the last post by even mentioning the wind. I'll reach my goal though.
08-28-18, 05:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By Rotten

Glad to have helped. Post pics of your Passage...

Glad to have helped. Post pics of your Passage when you're done, they're great bikes.
08-27-18, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By Rotten

There were some Passages in the late 90's, cheap...

There were some Passages in the late 90's, cheap alloy attempt to resurrect a model.

Anyway I will assume the OP has an 86. That said my 86 Passage bottom bracket housing width is without a doubt...
08-27-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By Rotten

1986 Passage?

1986 Passage?
08-25-18, 05:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rotten

Goal - 360 MTD - 328 Took a rest day...

Goal - 360
MTD - 328

Took a rest day yesterday.
Only 32 miles to my goal, if the winds will cooperate I might be able to get to 360 tomorrow.
08-23-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rotten

Goal - 360 MTD - 312

Goal - 360
MTD - 312
08-23-18, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Rotten

Trek 420 offered via PM. Not to worry I will make...

Trek 420 offered via PM. Not to worry I will make a post about all the kids bikes as soon as all of them are ready.
08-22-18, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Rotten

Well that didn't take long. The perfect bike has...

Well that didn't take long. The perfect bike has been located and a deal is in process.

Thank you all.
08-22-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Rotten

Please keep them coming, I will post when a...

Please keep them coming, I will post when a decision is made and deal struck. Until then I'd appreciate seeing what all is available.
08-22-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rotten

Goal - 360 MTD - 264 Not much riding the...

Goal - 360
MTD - 264

Not much riding the last couple of days but I am off work until Monday so hoping to get in some good rides around errands and honey do's.
08-22-18, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Rotten

marius.suiram pm incoming

marius.suiram pm incoming
08-21-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Rotten

WTB 54cm complete bike

Okay I need to come up with one more bike. The two younger kids have theirs thanks to my fellow BFer's.

Needs to be complete so that I can get it rolling ASAP. I don't mind doing a teardown,...
08-20-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Rotten

700x23 Bontrager tires

Found a set of these while cleaning out my dads bike stuff years ago. I have no idea how old they are but do not appear to ever have been mounted. Can't find anything wrong with them....
08-20-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24,793
Views: 2,358,840
Posted By Rotten

28 miles yesterday and 20 miles today. ...

28 miles yesterday and 20 miles today.
Intended to go farther today but had to cut it short due to the jet stream blowing the smoke in from Colorado.
08-20-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 201,023
Posted By Rotten

Finally got the VO fenders on the Passage. ...

Finally got the VO fenders on the Passage.
Been putting it off since the first of the year.
Only took 4 hours, luckily the kids weren't home but the dog learned some new vocabulary.
08-20-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rotten

Goal - 360 MTD - 258

Goal - 360
MTD - 258
08-17-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rotten

Goal - 360 MTD - 208

Goal - 360
MTD - 208
08-16-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Rotten

Inspired a friend

Over the last couple of years I have lost over 70 pounds by counting calories and most importantly riding my bike. A friend at work has been watching me ride in to work and finally asked me if I...
08-16-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By Rotten

It's a good thing the Ironman is 10cm to small...

It's a good thing the Ironman is 10cm to small for me or I would definitely be taking it for my own. Youngest daughter loves the Ironman and hopefully I will have time this weekend to help her make...
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