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10-18-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,678
Posted By mountaindave

This is as good a time as any to convert to 700c....

This is as good a time as any to convert to 700c. All you need is 4mm more in your brake pad slot on your calipers. Or a rat tail file to make it happen. ;) Just sayiní
10-16-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 59,988
Posted By mountaindave

The built-in reflector is nice too if the bulb...

The built-in reflector is nice too if the bulb burns out on you.
10-16-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 59,988
Posted By mountaindave

:beer: Just don't ever buy a SON Edelux light......

:beer: Just don't ever buy a SON Edelux light... or the B&M might end up back in the BOC. :thumb:

That's one sweet looking ride! And to answer the question in your lovely build thread, almost: I...
10-13-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By mountaindave

3) Regarding the 105, are you only concerned with...

3) Regarding the 105, are you only concerned with the goods or is it the levers themselves? Also, we need to know which generation of 105 it is. eBay often has replacement hoods for older 105 even. ...
10-08-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By mountaindave

I liked the one I bought for my Ď79 Rando-Trek so...

I liked the one I bought for my Ď79 Rando-Trek so much i bought one for my wifeís matching Trek - she loves it too.

Glws
09-30-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,903
Posted By mountaindave

Why do I know exactly what you mean?...:foo: Oh...

Why do I know exactly what you mean?...:foo: Oh yeah, Iím a foster too... just not of little puppies and kittens...
09-29-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 371,031
Posted By mountaindave

It's not just you :thumb: Sadly, their...

It's not just you :thumb:

Sadly, their timelines are out of synch. Cyclone first appeared in 1975, the M-II in '81 (according to velobase), the Sakae/Ringyo CR crank appeared around '86, when...
09-29-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 371,031
Posted By mountaindave

This!

This!
09-28-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,903
Posted By mountaindave

I can't even remember how I found this site,...

I can't even remember how I found this site, probably google. But once I got here, I knew I was home; I had found my tribe. When I got to meet people from BF in person, it only got better.
09-28-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,903
Posted By mountaindave

The potential for successful dating is here: Date...

The potential for successful dating is here: Date of Manufacture of Bicycle Components can be used to date a bike: component dating (http://www.vintage-trek.com/component_dates.htm)
09-26-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By mountaindave

Not only that, but they can take Uniglide...

Not only that, but they can take Uniglide cassettes too (and we al have a stash of UG sprockets and threaded 1st pos. Sprockets, right?). And the rounded NDS locknut will help you jam it into your...
09-24-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 488,491
Posted By mountaindave

Take your spat outside, boys.

Take your spat outside, boys.
09-22-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,104
Posted By mountaindave

Good to hear! I realized very quickly that this...

Good to hear! I realized very quickly that this will be one of the very few jerseys I own that I will feel comfortable wearing on or off the bike.

PS - ride with blinky tail light? :P
09-22-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,104
Posted By mountaindave

What a fun looking ride! Wish I could make more...

What a fun looking ride! Wish I could make more of the PNW rides, but the fall ones are tough with school.

What a stunning jersey you have, northbend, ;) how does it do in fall weather?
09-22-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,107
Posted By mountaindave

Ditto again. I was in high school when he won and...

Ditto again. I was in high school when he won and he inspired me to ride. I never really raced, but I became a roadie then and never really looked back. My roads may have more gravel in them than...
09-22-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,107
Posted By mountaindave

Ditto. My LBS is over a hundred years old and was...

Ditto. My LBS is over a hundred years old and was carrying Trek long before LA. No corporation is perfect. I have vintage Treks, but no new ones... but then again I donít really have any new bikes...
09-20-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By mountaindave

Matt failed to mention that he rode sag on Day 2...

Matt failed to mention that he rode sag on Day 2 to lunch and was consequently not one of the first people to the top of Brown's Meadow pass, as he usually is. So big thanks to you for helping out,...
09-16-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,745
Posted By mountaindave

Oh thereís definitely a time warp surrounding Hot...

Oh thereís definitely a time warp surrounding Hot Springs! You must have been standing right at the boundary. :roflmao2:
09-15-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,745
Posted By mountaindave

Woah... not all of that guy's wheel is there. ...

Woah... not all of that guy's wheel is there. Maybe it was just a dream after all!
09-14-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,745
Posted By mountaindave

Iím humbled by all the kind words. I truly just...

Iím humbled by all the kind words. I truly just followed the very detailed directions from Reed - he deserves the credit for starting the ride and together with his crew for making it what it has now...
09-14-19, 11:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,745
Posted By mountaindave

No, but he drove SAG on Chilly con Cheeno this...

No, but he drove SAG on Chilly con Cheeno this winter! (Thatís a whole Ďnuther level of crazy!)
09-14-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By mountaindave

Wow, deal of the week for a randonneuse from one...

Wow, deal of the week for a randonneuse from one of the great constructeurs! GLWS
09-12-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,745
Posted By mountaindave

That is Reedís son. I had the pleasure of working...

That is Reedís son. I had the pleasure of working with him over the summer at Wheatonís Cycles. He is a strong kid, he commutes ten miles to work on that thing some days. Good kid, but needs to watch...
09-10-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,745
Posted By mountaindave

You all are too kind! It was a great pleasure...

You all are too kind! It was a great pleasure putting it on this year. My only regret is that our time is all to short together. It seemed like the Concourse/packet pick-up was logistically a...
09-02-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,142
Posted By mountaindave

You're going to be the man too!

You're going to be the man too!
08-27-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,142
Posted By mountaindave

It is a bit smaller this year, we have about 75...

It is a bit smaller this year, we have about 75 riders. Do check for room availability.
08-27-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By mountaindave

Thereís only one way to know if the Allez is...

Thereís only one way to know if the Allez is better: build it up and ride.

I wish i had an Ď88 Allez to compare with my Sirius.
08-25-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,142
Posted By mountaindave

Sorry about that, Iíll have to update it if I...

Sorry about that, Iíll have to update it if I can. We DO have luggage transport for gear, just like years past. Thanks for asking!

Email updates to registrants coming soon!
08-25-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,824
Posted By mountaindave

Itís easier than 9-mile hill on the Cino, you...

Itís easier than 9-mile hill on the Cino, you could do it! Youíll never feel bad about stopping to take pictures either. ;)
08-25-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,824
Posted By mountaindave

Glad you had a good ride, Andy. Always happy to...

Glad you had a good ride, Andy. Always happy to share knowledge with people. I spent the weekend (and then some) camping there on the east side so missed you. Next time!
08-23-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By mountaindave

pm sent

pm sent
08-22-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,142
Posted By mountaindave

https://ci4.googleusercontent.com/proxy/LOF4mHT8hj...

https://ci4.googleusercontent.com/proxy/LOF4mHT8hjvBU0-IbwitM39TXgpWTP_aVgF00Fy-KAyFUOCtr0z_KAwRy6w_OdUmaCob5TwcHRxOoS4-quRrHcS2J4tyRPHIMFNm-eiEsWr_L4A3nwKVvI6j6VXjO8ly-kaISAPFNL3_=s0-d-e1-ft#https://...
08-13-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 371,031
Posted By mountaindave

Do you currently have the Silstar crank installed...

Do you currently have the Silstar crank installed on the 120 mm spindle? If so, does it fit well to the frame? If it does, just get a 120 mm sealed bottom bracket. If not, adjust accordingly bigger...
08-11-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,871
Posted By mountaindave

If you could find cello tape, itís pretty dang...

If you could find cello tape, itís pretty dang cool. I still have the tape I took off my wifeís Alex SE - itís not pristine, but I think a picture of it (washed and reinstalled) is in the Allez link...
08-11-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 140,573
Posted By mountaindave

Thanks, Tom!

Thanks, Tom!
08-11-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,142
Posted By mountaindave

I can attest that the Caveman and all the other...

I can attest that the Caveman and all the other BFers Iíve met here are righteous dudes!

Thereís still an opportunity to get a jersey if you are interested too - we had to order a minimum and...
08-07-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,142
Posted By mountaindave

That will be a challenge, or possibly an...

That will be a challenge, or possibly an opportunity to stretch your legs and walk some sections. ;)

Iím very sorry to hear about your wife. Our thoughts will be with you.
08-05-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,824
Posted By mountaindave

I think that this simple advice would work for...

I think that this simple advice would work for most mountain situations: dress in layers, be prepared for incliment weather.

I always ride with some kind of bag that is large enough to hold what I...
08-05-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,824
Posted By mountaindave

There are toilets on the lower level, but not...

There are toilets on the lower level, but not water. I just rode up the handicap ramp carefully to the water fountain, nobody stopped me. But it was 8:30 AM?

Always bring a packable wind breaker,...
08-03-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 140,573
Posted By mountaindave

Thanks for looking. High flange. Iím tying to be...

Thanks for looking. High flange. Iím tying to be all matchy-matchy.
08-03-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 140,573
Posted By mountaindave

ISO Found: Campy NR high flange front hub. I have...

ISO Found: Campy NR high flange front hub. I have a rear, but not a front. 36h please.

I have a nice set of Tipo hubs and lots of Shimano Tricolor gear.
07-31-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,824
Posted By mountaindave

For temps, I would put West Glacier and East...

For temps, I would put West Glacier and East Glacier into you weather app. Itís about as close to the sun road as you can get.

I did the Sun road last week and, because of a late riding partner,...
07-29-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 59,988
Posted By mountaindave

Wait for it...

Wait for it...
07-29-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 108,846
Posted By mountaindave

^^^ Interesting how one mixte has the rear brake...

^^^ Interesting how one mixte has the rear brake mounted on "top" and the other has the brake mounted on the "bottom." Either way, it's way better than mounting to the seat stays and creating two...
07-28-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By mountaindave

Thanks for the hoods, theyíre great!

Thanks for the hoods, theyíre great!
07-25-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By mountaindave

You got a good picture, but forgot to mention the...

You got a good picture, but forgot to mention the Mathauser brake pads - and theyíre definitely worth mentioning. :thumb:
07-24-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 59,988
Posted By mountaindave

I so wish I could have used those white brifter...

I so wish I could have used those white brifter covers, but I traded the brifters away for bar ends long ago... and I'm still loving them!
07-19-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By mountaindave

Oh, and check out the VO blog...

Oh, and check out the VO blog (https://velo-orange.blogspot.com/2019/07/rustines-factory-visit.html?m=1) on their visit to the Rustines factory in France - very cool!
07-19-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By mountaindave

PM sent on the gum hoods.

PM sent on the gum hoods.
07-08-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 59,988
Posted By mountaindave

Yeah, that box may last me years! I was also...

Yeah, that box may last me years! I was also afraid that, in the heat of summer, it might tip over, melt, and coat the contents of the BOC.

I need to put some on now, weíve been Marie Kondo-ing...
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