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07-12-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 153
Posted By SJX426

Great approach! I did/am doing exactly that. My...

Great approach! I did/am doing exactly that. My WD 40 finish
https://live.staticflickr.com/7304/11464958963_18b41057bd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/it7USg)1983 Trek 610 60 cm (24")...
07-12-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,678
Posted By SJX426

Clurrr Are you still around?

Clurrr Are you still around?
07-12-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 153
Posted By SJX426

deux jambes I have two singles and 1 tandem in...

deux jambes I have two singles and 1 tandem in that state and have been for several years. Thinking I should do something about it.
07-12-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,598
Posted By SJX426

Well they can investigate this recent event too ...

Well they can investigate this recent event too
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It an...
07-11-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,968
Posted By SJX426

Nothing wonderfully great, just a great scene and...

Nothing wonderfully great, just a great scene and ride. Been doing a 14 miler every day this week in 87* temp. Not epic rids just trying to get back in shape. Couple of new items, New used car, used...
07-11-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,598
Posted By SJX426

Confession pics. Wrong brake pads ...

Confession pics.
Wrong brake pads
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Spash tape,...
07-09-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

gomango Thanks for the tip. I have the Corsas in...

gomango Thanks for the tip. I have the Corsas in Clincher on the Pinarello and really like them. When I was looking for what was in my stock, I ran into the Tubular Corsas! Was kind of a no brainer...
07-09-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

did a very short comparison ride between the...

did a very short comparison ride between the Pinarello and the DR Pro. Definately need to adjust the Pin Ergo's. The Saddle was more comfortable too, a Brooks Pro.
I had two choices, a White Pro or...
07-09-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,904
Posted By SJX426

AJI125 LOL I don't know the year! They were...

AJI125 LOL I don't know the year! They were purchased of ov CL or the Bay, don't know which. They have been working but I think they could be smoother. I suspect dried lubricant. I didn't take pics...
07-09-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,904
Posted By SJX426

Thanks for this thread! I am about to launch into...

Thanks for this thread! I am about to launch into my 8 spd 1st gen Ergos to find out why they are not as smooth as my 10 spd 2nd gen Ergos. Good to know about he interchangeability of the springs....
07-08-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 131,410
Posted By SJX426

This may be in this thread at least once maybe...

This may be in this thread at least once maybe twice. This is my reincarnation of the frame set. Just finished it to this point on Monday....
07-08-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 283,368
Posted By SJX426

Took inventory of tires and rims. Those on the...

Took inventory of tires and rims. Those on the left are all tubular rims and tires. Oh and the ones toward the back on the left. I think I am ready to order spokes and build some wheels!...
07-08-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By SJX426

jblackmd I bought a Rockhopper in 1997 with a...

jblackmd I bought a Rockhopper in 1997 with a rigid fork. I believe the frame is the same for either fork. Found a used Marzzocchi LS in 2010 and can swap in 15 min. I call it my truck because it is...
07-08-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,646
Views: 149,054
Posted By SJX426

D0000! Forgot I had one! I was thinking tourch...

D0000! Forgot I had one! I was thinking tourch for only a microsecond! Getting old is a disadvantage in so many ways!
07-08-20, 07:47 AM
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Views: 246,498
Posted By SJX426

Ignorance is bliss!

Ignorance is bliss!
07-08-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,632
Posted By SJX426

CliffordK - Didn't want to hazard using starter...

CliffordK - Didn't want to hazard using starter fluid approach?
07-08-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By SJX426

Oldest zombie thread of the year?

Oldest zombie thread of the year?
07-08-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 518
Posted By SJX426

My wifes 1974 Raleigh GP has them. In combination...

My wifes 1974 Raleigh GP has them. In combination with the Weinman brakes they were as useful as a card on the spokes.
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07-07-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By SJX426

Hmm, Don't think those are Monoplanars. Side shot...

Hmm, Don't think those are Monoplanars. Side shot needed. Monoplanars have on arm going through the other. Chorus and Athena were the only two I know of that were Monoplanars. There are other...
07-07-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6,433
Views: 558,237
Posted By SJX426

Well yesterday ...

Well yesterday
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07-07-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,646
Views: 149,054
Posted By SJX426

Wileyone Yes, the spoke holes had excess glue in...

Wileyone Yes, the spoke holes had excess glue in them. Tape would have gone right over them. It was thick! Maybe thicker than tape.
07-07-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,646
Views: 149,054
Posted By SJX426

smontanaro Have a set of those but they are too...

smontanaro Have a set of those but they are too flexible. I don't like them because it is hard to get under the bead. I used the Spin Doctor because of the steel reinforcement. I had to use two to...
07-07-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,646
Views: 149,054
Posted By SJX426

I took my newly built up De Rosa out for a 15...

I took my newly built up De Rosa out for a 15 miler last Saturday. Pumped up for another ride on Monday and found a hole in the front tire. Since the tires came with the wheels, not a big loss for...
07-07-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By SJX426

Which year did Mavic start supporting with...

Which year did Mavic start supporting with bicycles?
07-07-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

Yes, no clearance issue. I have to rotate the RD...

Yes, no clearance issue. I have to rotate the RD all the way back. This is true for most of the shorter wheel base rides.
The Conti's measured 22 mm in width as are the Vittoria's. The Challenge...
07-07-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

Another ride was planned for yesterday. Pumped up...

Another ride was planned for yesterday. Pumped up the tires.... Well the front would not hold the pressure. Stuck it in the sink and a small stream of bubbles showed up. Small hole....
07-07-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,434
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50076446482_2f...

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Black Saddle (sear)?
07-06-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By SJX426

I did not "noodle" my latest build but it shifts...

I did not "noodle" my latest build but it shifts incredibly well. I will likely add them soon. I use them on the Pinarello and Colnago as well for any other bike that doesn't have a plastic guide.
...
07-06-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By SJX426

CliffordK Nice summary! My 83ish Superissimo does...

CliffordK Nice summary! My 83ish Superissimo does not have a clover on the brake bridge square, 5. above. Does this make my Colnago much more valuable? HA! It may have rotated before drilling the...
07-06-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By SJX426

Dannyboy21 Flutes

Dannyboy21 Flutes
07-06-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By SJX426

Dannyboy21 The R on the shift levelers look more...

Dannyboy21 The R on the shift levelers look more like a Rossin font.
Post is a single bolt Super Record.
FD might be C Record or Victory. Check Velobase.
AND a pump umbrella to boot! Just need a...
07-06-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By SJX426

Another source is your local coop, if you have...

Another source is your local coop, if you have one near. Used RD often have the hanger attached.

Not only is there a nut and bolt that fits in the DO (prevents the RD from falling off the frame...
07-06-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,945
Posted By SJX426

Interesting discussion but how are you measuring...

Interesting discussion but how are you measuring frame size C-T-C or C-T-T?
For some reason I have always measured C-T-C. Probably because the head lug features vary in height and to measure to the...
07-06-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By SJX426

They can look good: ...

They can look good:
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07-05-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

sheddle The 1R may be clicking at the...

sheddle The 1R may be clicking at the stem/steerer interface. I was interested in understanding what the torque should be on that bolt. I looked up 6mm bolt and it looks like 7 n-m.

I actually...
07-05-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By SJX426

Bpor3248 Bump or tick? Feeling or sound?. Bunp...

Bpor3248 Bump or tick? Feeling or sound?. Bunp might be a "flat" spot in the rim or a bulge in the tire. A tick might me bearings in the hub. Be sure it is every rotation of the wheel. Make an...
07-05-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

jiangshi I will be careful. I broke down and...

jiangshi I will be careful. I broke down and purchased a replacement that looked like it had a good clamping part. Current is 100 but the replacement is 105. The Pin actually has a 120 XA which I...
07-04-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 520
Posted By SJX426

TJ and John Adams died within two hours of each...

TJ and John Adams died within two hours of each other on this day.
07-04-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

jiangshi Yes, I about to purchase one that looks...

jiangshi Yes, I about to purchase one that looks right,105. I think 100 is close to the length I like.

Finished wrapping the bars. Just have a couple of more parts coming, Bottle cages and QR's....
07-04-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

After having a discussion with Drillium Dude,...

After having a discussion with Drillium Dude, where he encouraged me to include this info, I am going to present some information that may not be of much interest but I want to record it.
It is...
07-03-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By SJX426

Very cool! Better than the original! I like!

Very cool! Better than the original! I like!
07-03-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By SJX426

Vince Hoffmann Just found this thread. Nice job!...

Vince Hoffmann Just found this thread. Nice job! How many are you going to make?
I did hunt for one for my daughters Pin but gave up. The bike drastically needed repaint but he badge is in really...
07-02-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

jiangshi Thanks! Did all that. My not look like...

jiangshi Thanks! Did all that. My not look like it but the pictures from Campy don't represent the resistance level. They don't address where on the HB the housing should exit the HB tape. I did...
07-02-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By SJX426

robertorolfo ...

robertorolfo https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/fizik-superlight-2mm-microtex-bar-tape
07-02-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,270
Posted By SJX426

Slial Which one isn't a bad choice! If you get...

Slial Which one isn't a bad choice! If you get one the right size, play with it for final setup, you may turn into a flipper because most will not be as good!

Now that I have for Italian bikes,...
07-02-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

Brake and cable adjustment done. Short ride to...

Brake and cable adjustment done. Short ride to test completed. HB tape next.
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07-02-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By SJX426

Kabuki12 Like what you got. Wouldn't change it.

Kabuki12 Like what you got. Wouldn't change it.
07-02-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,270
Posted By SJX426

I often think I am mental. I think it is because...

I often think I am mental. I think it is because of my wifes comments. I don't let it get in the way. An example is my De Rosa build,...
07-02-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By SJX426

My first impression was blue. That may be too...

My first impression was blue. That may be too much. White works as long as it is Fizik. I tried the Fizik tape on the Pinarello and am impressed by how well it stays white. It has been 6 years and it...
07-02-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,058
Posted By SJX426

RiddleOfSteel New placement of Ergos and...

RiddleOfSteel New placement of Ergos and rotatio of HB
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