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10-26-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By gsa103

Don't use the Kapton tape. The adhesive for the...

Don't use the Kapton tape. The adhesive for the tubeless tape won't stick to the Kapton tape and that makes it shift. Just use proper tubeless rim tape and follow the directions.
10-26-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By shelbyfv

The generic tape may be exactly the same as the...

The generic tape may be exactly the same as the bike brand stuff :foo: but I'd probably try a bike specific tape before I gave up on the enterprise. I have some blue tape from Pacenti that hasn't...
10-18-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,628
Posted By top506

I have this in process. Early '80's, proto...

I have this in process. Early '80's, proto Performance?



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10-18-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By nomadmax

Cycling technique can make up for differences in...

Cycling technique can make up for differences in fitness. Running is just running. I can sometimes best younger riders because I know how, when & where to apply power and do it efficiently. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,754
Posted By jadocs

Got the TLE TTís mounted up. Went on by hand and...

Got the TLE TTís mounted up. Went on by hand and sealed with a hand pump on Ksyrium Pro USTs in case anyone is interested.

...
10-08-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By top506

Classic aluminum? yes it is. Shimano 600 is...

Classic aluminum? yes it is.
Shimano 600 is good stuff, but mine pouted until I sourced Mavic.....

...
10-04-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By LV2TNDM

Your bead most certainly isn't too "long" or...

Your bead most certainly isn't too "long" or "short." It's the proper diameter, I'm sure. But tire/rim combos can vary in the way they work together and the tire beads seat. Some combos are tight,...
10-02-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By DOS

My airshot canister works great. Air Shot Ltd....

My airshot canister works great. Air Shot Ltd. (http://www.airshotltd.com/)
09-27-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By wgscott

I just got some Di2 Ultegra shifter/hydraulic...

I just got some Di2 Ultegra shifter/hydraulic brakes for $199 at universal. They are ca. 2014 vintage, but that is still a big discount. You have to shop around, but sometimes deals can be had.
09-27-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By Bad Lag

I have no idea what happened with 79pmooney but...

I have no idea what happened with 79pmooney but for the last ten years or more, I have ridden Challenge Paris-Roubaix and Criterium tires on MAVIC MA-2 rims with ZERO problems. They mount and center...
09-26-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By sheddle

Challenge tires are some of my favorite looking...

Challenge tires are some of my favorite looking for 700c clinchers on a vintage bike.

...
09-21-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By T-Mar

The problem could be the wheel, something else or...

The problem could be the wheel, something else or possibly even a combination. The OP has multiple bicycles. The first thing I'd be doing is substituting another front wheel to see if the problem...
09-21-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By blakcloud

Josh from Sica recommends DK Sonic cleaners in...

Josh from Sica recommends DK Sonic cleaners in this video. video
He has links in the description to the models he prefers. Looks pretty good and I value his judgement.
09-21-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By RobbieTunes

Most common here is an overtightened skewer on...

Most common here is an overtightened skewer on those axles. Rule that out first.
You may also have hubs that someone put Ti axles in, which do bend a bit under an overtightened skewer.

Determine...
09-21-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By styggno1

Some for me and some for the saddles

Annual proofide and Gammel Dansk session!

The Gammel Dansk for me and Proofide for the saddles. The other way around would not work. I guess... And hope!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By hedonist222

I don't have a very flexible neck. Meaning, the...

I don't have a very flexible neck. Meaning, the more stretched I am over the top tube (tank in a motorcycle), the harder it is for me to flex/pivot my neck upwards.

This is why I went with the 56....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,908
Posted By canklecat

Feels good, man. I've dropped from 175 lbs in...

Feels good, man. I've dropped from 175 lbs in 2015 when I resumed riding to 150 now and can get away with lower pressure for a more comfy ride on our increasingly terrible chipseal roads.
...
09-17-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By kraftwerk

Yes and yes, fixed this today. The gaps,...

Yes and yes, fixed this today.
The gaps, apparent in the first photo, look really suspicious and guilty.
At the very least they were confusing everyone, including myself.
Iride01 said it looks...
09-15-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By capt_velo

I recieved an ordered from bike24.com...

I recieved an ordered from bike24.com (http://bike24.com/) about 6 weeks ago that I had ordered 6 weeks prior to that. It's slow, but a lot cheaper.
09-15-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kingston

I ordered some things pretty recently from...

I ordered some things pretty recently from rosebikes.com and bike-components.de
09-13-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 578
Posted By SurferRosa

Sometimes, it's the wrong bolt/nut for the...

Sometimes, it's the wrong bolt/nut for the application, and it bottoms out on itself, preventing it to tighten enough for the seatpost.
09-11-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Cycletography

Some additional points of feedback as I approach...

Some additional points of feedback as I approach 1,500 miles on the Aravis.

1. Perineum Pressure: Within the past few days I've done a couple of shorter 40-mile rides in a more aggressive riding...
09-06-20, 12:54 PM
09-06-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By Monkey Face

Just completed a mini-refit. New Vittoria Corsa...

Just completed a mini-refit. New Vittoria Corsa tyres, new chain and cabling, Deda Speciale bars and Nitto stem, Selle Italia Flite saddle... and a Crane brass bell (appreciated by horse riders and...
09-03-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Cycletography

Gilles Berthoud Aravis: 1,000-Mile Review

After struggling to find a comfortable "synthetic" saddle for longer rides (80+ miles) I decided to take a chance on a leather saddle. I purchased the Gilles Berthoud Aravis and a Selle Anatomica H2....
08-31-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,950
Posted By tntmoriv

Square taper triple cranks

Square taper triple cranks. Still have some nice higher-end Shimano 1980s examples. Beautiful but a dying breed.
08-19-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Exactly like that. Mine eventually did the same...

Exactly like that. Mine eventually did the same thing, blood on the chamois even though I've always ridden with lube. I've been to Dr. Google. Looks like excision is the standard treatment. Neither...
08-19-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By ljsense

It would surprise me if it were the headset. I've...

It would surprise me if it were the headset. I've had them on several bikes and have never experienced any noise.

I'd check the brake lever clamps, maybe, if you think it's coming from the...
08-18-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,635
Posted By Doug Fattic

This cast iron alignment table, bench vises and...

This cast iron alignment table, bench vises and fork alignment tool I bought from Johnny Berry's widow in 1975. Johnny was a builder that lived and worked in Manchester, England and died in 1974. I...
08-13-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 907
Posted By canklecat

Going on two months with Silca latex tubes. So...

Going on two months with Silca latex tubes. So far, so good, no punctures. I carry a couple different types of self-sticking patches and at least one butyl tube just in case.

The ride is...
08-12-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,635
Posted By 79pmooney

Not a bike tool but the Stanley 9 1/5 block plane...

Not a bike tool but the Stanley 9 1/5 block plane my dad gave me a long time ago. Years later gave me Craftsman jack plane. Then a really sweet Lie-Nielsen 102 low angle block plane. Bought a Lie...
08-11-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By rccardr

Cannot disagree with you. A23’s are wonderful...

Cannot disagree with you. A23’s are wonderful rims, especially if using Kapton rim tape or similar. Have a set of 650b’s on the Pelizolli and they are really just lovely.
Also like H Plus Son...
08-11-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By CerveloS5

Turns out Wheels Mfg sent me the wrong adapter! ...

Turns out Wheels Mfg sent me the wrong adapter! Correct adapter doesn't have the extra lip.

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08-09-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,635
Posted By branko_76

here's an example of what it can do to a an old...

here's an example of what it can do to a an old beat-up crankset.... First I use fine grit emery cloth to remove any deep scratches and gouges, next ShopSmith with soft wire wheel at slow speed, then...
08-09-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,635
Posted By branko_76

My 1950's era ShopSmith no longer does any...

My 1950's era ShopSmith no longer does any woodworking duties so it is now my dedicated bike part cleaner/polisher....
...
08-07-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just thinking that a Gastroenterologist or a...

Just thinking that a Gastroenterologist or a Urologist might be familiar with this issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,482
Posted By robbyville

I do use a torque wrench especially on the small...

I do use a torque wrench especially on the small carbon bits. But Iím not fanatical using it on things where I may have to research specs like derailleur attachments those I generally just crank...
08-03-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 938
Posted By speedlever

But I like being a curmudgeon! I used to...

But I like being a curmudgeon!

I used to have that chart, but don't recall where I found it. Do you have a link?
07-30-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I'd ride that. I'd keep an eye on it, but I...

I'd ride that. I'd keep an eye on it, but I seriously doubt I could throw enough abuse at that frame to break it. And I am an abusive rider. ;)
07-28-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,745
Posted By awesemblauge

i originally hit up my local lbs about the...

i originally hit up my local lbs about the project and the mechanic gave me a load of bull****, so i decided to do it myself after the reminder of why i learned how to wrench my own bikes. the tool i...
07-28-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By SpeedofLite

I've never use a Flight Deck, so I can't really...

I've never use a Flight Deck, so I can't really help you troubleshoot your issue. However, I have a few Flight Deck parts that I saved from bikes I've bought over the years.
Report back to this...
07-28-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,745
Posted By awesemblauge

yeah, but the bonus on that is that now you know...

yeah, but the bonus on that is that now you know you just need to face down the shell to make it work and you got a $150 bottom bracket for free, haha
07-22-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,745
Posted By awesemblauge

i actually went ahead with the project. i shaved...

i actually went ahead with the project. i shaved down the bb shell with a majority of material coming off of the drive side. you are correct that you do not need to reduce the bb shell down to 68mm,...
07-20-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 712
Posted By retrodude

I can't take full credit for these steps, I use...

I can't take full credit for these steps, I use most of the procedure in this link: https://theradavist.com/2009/10/tuto...bicycle-parts/...
07-17-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,763
Posted By Pepperpoole

I have the stock Alex Adventurer rims that came...

I have the stock Alex Adventurer rims that came with my Surly Midnight Special and used Stans tape and stems. I used Orange Seal. My bike came with WTB Horizons and I had more trouble with them...
07-15-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,652
Posted By ClydeClydeson

This does not agree with my experience at all. ...

This does not agree with my experience at all. Old steel bikes I have ridden (Peugeots, Raleighs, Norcos, Fujis and others) are great bikes, but I have found them to be less durable than modern...
07-12-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,063
Posted By ryansu

Thanks for the compliment and suggestions. I...

Thanks for the compliment and suggestions. I did a cursory look at ebay and most of the 7 speed Suntour offerings were in the $50 and up, sometimes way up category and/or were corncobs but I might...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 787,031
Posted By Boerd

It is finished

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07-04-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,763
Posted By rosefarts

So I've managed to get tubeless to seal perfectly...

So I've managed to get tubeless to seal perfectly with more specifically designed rims.

I have a pair of Stan's 340's and Schwalbe Pro One's. Perfect seal, first time. In fact, Stan's rims +...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 787,031
Posted By Boerd

Work in progress: ...

Work in progress:

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