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09-25-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,071
Posted By SJX426

FlipBadger - I also have a 91 Montello that came...

FlipBadger - I also have a 91 Montello that came with all DA7400! It was ridden without modification for several thousand miles. Does yours have DT shifters?...
09-24-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 318
Posted By SJX426

Yeah the second video was a revelation. I too...

Yeah the second video was a revelation. I too have a pen from BITD during my early college years prior to calculators and long before CAD. I might even know where to look!
09-24-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 758
Posted By SJX426

I really liked the 740x parts on the Pinarello....

I really liked the 740x parts on the Pinarello. DT 8V levers and all. Very nice. What is not nice is not being able to replace a worn rear hub cone. Not any easier than finding the same for a...
09-24-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 582
Posted By SJX426

For some, this is no surprise, it is the De Rosa...

For some, this is no surprise, it is the De Rosa Pro.
it is the right size and color. Close to the right fit. Shifts like a dream, rides as well or better than any other. Stops incredibly well and...
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By SJX426

No comparison in my book. FWH wins.

No comparison in my book. FWH wins.
09-23-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 431
Posted By SJX426

Campy SR crown races are the ones that split. Try...

Campy SR crown races are the ones that split. Try finding a good one! I couldn't.
https://live.staticflickr.com/2875/11467119446_4c2598c6fd_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/itiZ6Y)P9201322...
09-23-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 813
Posted By SJX426

Well there is what I had and what I wished I had....

Well there is what I had and what I wished I had. More interest in the later than the former
09-23-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By SJX426

Andy_K Alighning Handlbars - Dave Moulton's Blog...

Andy_K Alighning Handlbars - Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog - Aligning Handlebars (http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com/blog/2007/3/21/aligning-handlebars.html)
Tape - 2 mm Fizik...
09-23-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 922
Posted By SJX426

I have a spider crack crank, NR. It is on my...

I have a spider crack crank, NR. It is on my least used bike. I ride it but I am not doing 400/week either.
If we are going to get specific, should we include date codes and perhaps length?
09-23-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By SJX426

Not your color choices but a comparison of same...

Not your color choices but a comparison of same color vs variation. The Colnago came with the yellow hoods.
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09-23-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 770
Posted By SJX426

Couple of things come to mind that are not...

Couple of things come to mind that are not covered so far, maybe they have been but my comprehension is flawed..
1. Variations of spindles are often marked the same even though they have different...
09-23-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,222
Posted By SJX426

BTW: Notifications - someone mentioned that you...

BTW: Notifications - someone mentioned that you have to type out the login name and not select from the pull down for the notification to work. JaccoW & non-fixie
09-14-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 974
Posted By SJX426

Because of BF, I appreciate the the American...

Because of BF, I appreciate the the American Classic. Two are being used for two reasons, first is the length and second is the weight, or lack of it. The design is not great with that "GRUB" like...
09-14-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 532
Posted By SJX426

The screws were an example of how little it takes...

The screws were an example of how little it takes to skew the wheel. Since the seat stays are not vertical, it is still a risk that the wheel would be out of vertical if using only visual indication....
09-14-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 532
Posted By SJX426

Note: it doesn't' take much at the axle end to...

Note: it doesn't' take much at the axle end to change the angle of the whole wheel. Those little 3mm alignment screws make a big difference with less than half a turn.
09-14-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 974
Posted By SJX426

https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/miche-su...

https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/miche-supertype-seatpost-silver/rp-prod152815
09-14-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By SJX426

VERY NICE! My Trek came with the set but was...

VERY NICE! My Trek came with the set but was toast. The cone in the back is toast. I gave up but still have the block that look fairly fresh....
09-14-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 532
Posted By SJX426

black02em2 - Nice set of pictures but.. none of...

black02em2 - Nice set of pictures but.. none of them show the center of the frame being in the center of line of site (camera center). I suspect your dish is off, not that it is a contributor. Mr.66...
09-14-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By SJX426

rgvg Exhaust pipe expander. Some are small enough.

rgvg Exhaust pipe expander. Some are small enough.
09-13-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,222
Posted By SJX426

Progress! Keep i t coming.

Progress! Keep i t coming.
09-13-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 611
Posted By SJX426

As stated

As stated
09-13-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By SJX426

Tell him to get a separate wheel set if he is...

Tell him to get a separate wheel set if he is going to go clincher (ugh). In general, I really dislike breaking up an original build.
09-12-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 563
Posted By SJX426

As you probably know, this should not require a...

As you probably know, this should not require a tool for removal, only one to hold it in place when tightening the jam nut.

Any way, I would try a rubber belt of some kind to wrap around the cup...
09-12-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By SJX426

The is a reason the bicycle with two tires nearly...

The is a reason the bicycle with two tires nearly the same size was called a safety bike!
09-12-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 44,512
Posted By SJX426

I call this a bike waterfall or Bike Falls. ...

I call this a bike waterfall or Bike Falls.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50333314988_c904657ed3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jFMoXE)P1030684 (https://flic.kr/p/2jFMoXE) on Flickr
09-12-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By SJX426

Now this is C&V! Details are very interesting...

Now this is C&V!
Details are very interesting such as the adjustable pedal location on the crank, the attachment of the hub to the fork, the hub itself. What is going on with that little block and...
09-12-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By SJX426

Based on the diagram, there is not simple in...

Based on the diagram, there is not simple in Simplex! Even the RD body is different!
09-11-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 563
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/5529/12104987355_7db...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5529/12104987355_7db8004b7c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/jrFe1x)LC_FrntBrk_01 (https://flic.kr/p/jrFe1x)
, on Flickr
09-11-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,585
Views: 315,502
Posted By SJX426

The Pinarello fell off the fork mount on the roof...

The Pinarello fell off the fork mount on the roof rack on the way home from a ride. Thought it was tight enough. The rear wheel kept it attached to the Jeep. I think the only damage is the hanger and...
09-11-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By SJX426

Do Garage doors count?

Do Garage doors count?
09-10-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 472
Posted By SJX426

T-Mar, P!N20, jiangshi, and a number of others...

T-Mar, P!N20, jiangshi, and a number of others are very knowledgeable and have been of great help both in parts and information.
09-10-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 472
Posted By SJX426

mongol777 Check out the cat's here...

mongol777 Check out the cat's here (http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/catalogs/). Part of the fun of owning one!
Really like the paint finsih. Pay attention to the fact there is one set of bottle cage...
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By SJX426

craiglittlefiel you can contact SoccerBallXan by...

craiglittlefiel you can contact SoccerBallXan by using his login with an @ infront of it. It will send a notification to his email like I just did.
09-08-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By SJX426

black02em2- When you take the calipers apart,...

black02em2- When you take the calipers apart, clean all the bearing surfaces even though they are flat washers. Light film of grease will help them actuate better. I would not replace anything until...
09-08-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 631
Posted By SJX426

shortybiscuit DK - May not have one. Not all...

shortybiscuit DK - May not have one. Not all bike do.
09-08-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,222
Posted By SJX426

JaccoW Good info on the issue of notifications!...

JaccoW Good info on the issue of notifications! Didn't know about that.
09-08-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,222
Posted By SJX426

JaccoW Challenging project! Wishing you the best....

JaccoW Challenging project! Wishing you the best.
Tandems are really unique in so many ways that the only commonality with two wheelers is, well two wheels!
Like noglider , I have a Burley, Mine...
09-08-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,727
Posted By SJX426

There are two categories of admirers. One is the...

There are two categories of admirers. One is the general public that either doesn't ride or rides infrequently. The always pick the one of the two that I happen to be riding at the time. All folding...
09-05-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By SJX426

Check the difference, if any, between the...

Check the difference, if any, between the mounting pivot point and the cage pivot point between the two RD's. One may be shorter than the other.
09-05-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,298
Posted By SJX426

Forgot about this approach! Did this too!

Forgot about this approach! Did this too!
09-05-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,355
Posted By SJX426

jamesdak Let un know your impressions after your...

jamesdak Let un know your impressions after your first ride.
09-04-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,125
Posted By SJX426

I did the opposite, I didn't like the Swallow and...

I did the opposite, I didn't like the Swallow and decided to try the Swift. Much improved. It is more flexible out of the box than my standard Pro, even advertised to be so. Oh and yes it is on my De...
09-04-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,355
Posted By SJX426

I don't think it has any significance that anyone...

I don't think it has any significance that anyone has found. Could be the builder number or some other designator. Mine is
https://live.staticflickr.com/7430/11467056163_ead95cf779_h.jpg...
09-04-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,298
Posted By SJX426

I tackled this back in the 60's when I didn't...

I tackled this back in the 60's when I didn't have any place to work. Took a 2x4 and drilled a 1' hole in the middle of the 4" face. Cut the 2x4 in half through the hole. Assembled the two hafts onto...
09-04-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,355
Posted By SJX426

I have estimated mine to be about 1983, based on...

I have estimated mine to be about 1983, based on RD PAT of 83, and is the Superissimo variant. The difference between mine and yours is the pump peg and the second water bottle mounts on the DT. Note...
09-03-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By SJX426

Interesting that the tied and soldered spokes are...

Interesting that the tied and soldered spokes are only on the non drive side.
09-03-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By SJX426

What are the lettered designation indicate? There...

What are the lettered designation indicate? There are fair number of frames on the bay and it is difficult to know which Colorado XX is what.
09-03-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 408
Posted By SJX426

Kinda like picking your poison. Unless you have a...

Kinda like picking your poison. Unless you have a set method of applying, it can get messy regardless of the choice. I like to use the latex gloves and apply with my finger. Other use a brush,...
09-03-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 633
Posted By SJX426

The way Italians drive their cars and mopeds, it...

The way Italians drive their cars and mopeds, it would be a bit risky to tour on a bike!
09-03-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By SJX426

klasse The typical giveaway is the oil band...

klasse The typical giveaway is the oil band around the center of the hub. Any AL part not coated or anodized will corrode over time. They will shine up like a mirror.

Before...
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