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02-08-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,044
Posted By Nu2Miele

Some options

If you don''t mind grinding, or have strong hands, The Klein Linesman's ( D2000-9NE) pliers are very good. Lesser brands will not do the job. I've tried other well reputed brands (that I already...
01-12-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,200
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi, thought I'd drop by...

... and have a look. There is inspiration in all the bikes posted in this thread.

So although not a post about any of my bikes (I have a few), I guess I'm thinking that anything that could be used...
11-16-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,200
Posted By Nu2Miele

All-rounders...

Hi all. The older I get, the less worried (or rather concerned) I am or what people think. I have a bunch of bikes that can be made into an "all-rounder", without too much trouble. An early 90'sTrek...
11-13-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,938
Posted By Nu2Miele

DIY bicycle graphics recreation.

Hi all,

All you guys are pretty dedicated and I think somewhat skilled. I didn't see any here that didn't inspire me or that I couldn't live with.

Now if I could take the time to stop buying...
11-11-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hell reserved for engineers and designers...

Hi.
It certainly seems that way for a lot of vehicles. For that matter, regardless of the item, almost all were designed to be manafactured, not serviced. A great way to help ensure that engineers...
11-11-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 130,363
Posted By Nu2Miele

First Miele ...

Canadian built, Italian type geometry. I have one. I also bought a nice Miele with all 105 group fot a tall friend (I'd have kept it if I didn't know someone who could fit it and enjoy it). My friend...
10-27-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13,811
Views: 2,877,350
Posted By Nu2Miele

Have a set on my SPD equipped MTB. They are handy.

Have a set on my SPD equipped MTB. They are handy.
10-27-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By Nu2Miele

I don't know anything about this bike....

... but is quite beautiful. Personally I'd leave it as is except for doing whatever repairs and refurbishing as required.
10-25-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By Nu2Miele

Please PM me

Please PM me.
10-25-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6,619
Views: 2,159,021
Posted By Nu2Miele

DeKerf? Really? con't

I'm just jealous. What's most important is that it is being used and thoroughly enjoyed. An my opinion should mean nothing to anybody else. It is a great bike.
10-25-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6,619
Views: 2,159,021
Posted By Nu2Miele

Dekerf? Really?

Sorry, if I had a Dekerf, I'd keep it as a MTB, but sub some slicks on a second pair of (good) rims. A very nice bike. I'm jealous.
10-25-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi, I'd be happy and proud to own a Miele like...

Hi, I'd be happy and proud to own a Miele like that. I have a lower end one, but love how it handles. If it fits keep it untill spring and ride it (or if your weather is good ride it now, but snow's...
10-21-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 36,350
Posted By Nu2Miele

Miele

Hi, very nice bike. Wish I had something like this. I do have a lower end Miele, it rides beautifully.
10-09-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,201
Posted By Nu2Miele

parallel to the ground?

parallel? fFrom the pic it looks like the bottom flats are i line with the top of your rear wheel, which is the way I set my road bikes up. Not 60 yet, but 55.
10-09-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,201
Posted By Nu2Miele

great old stereo equipment. Another passion of...

great old stereo equipment. Another passion of mine...
10-04-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By Nu2Miele

Bridgestone Supercycle bikes

My brother had one. Seemed decent enough, even then had moustache handle bars or similar, can't recall the components, but it was lugged from about 1975. An old friend has a Bridgestone -Supercycle...
10-04-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Nu2Miele

Use cantilever brakes on a Bridgestone

Why not use cantilevers on a Bridgestone? Forget about linear pulls or V-brakes. Properly setup cantis can provide the same if not more braking, based on the size of pads, and how low you set the...
10-03-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,619
Posted By Nu2Miele

Another odd ball Squadra?

Hi all.

A friend sold me a "pink" Bianchi that looks like the bike pic at or near the beginning of this thread. It has plastic (or painted aluminium?) brake levers with adjusters that poke through...
09-13-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 54,335
Views: 7,636,787
Posted By Nu2Miele

Of course there's only one way to spell colour. ...

Of course there's only one way to spell colour.

Americans seem never to understand that. same with labour, neighbour, etc. or centre..
09-13-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,257
Posted By Nu2Miele

The bike looks pretty nice.

HI. No expert on restoring, but everything can be overcome:


But as long as you have access, who cares? Worst case scenario is to drill them out from front or back and use a set of "easy outs" or...
09-13-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,453
Posted By Nu2Miele

Not the best, but favourite...

Hi, I'll scare up a few photos but it depends on my mood. My daily scoot is a beat Kuwahara Cascade (DX equipped) mountain bike. I can just get on it and ride. Hmmm., favourite tt? Depends on my...
09-07-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By Nu2Miele

Miyata Alumitech Trailrunner (1989-1992) INFO?

Hi all. The last new thread I posted regarding a Fuji bike ended being a no go in getting it. A friend offered me a fugly POS that upon closer exam looks to be a 1989-1992 Miyata alumitech...
08-29-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By Nu2Miele

hi guys, re: brake feel and stopping power.

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Hi all. The pads can be adjusted so that they are not far from the...
08-27-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 54,335
Views: 7,636,787
Posted By Nu2Miele

Campy components?

Go to the original posting. Pretty much all Campy.
08-21-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 849
Posted By Nu2Miele

Brown and Honey...

Brown and Honey? On these 2 bikes it looks good. For everyone, if looking for what looks good consider the colour wheel. Contrasting and complimentary colours generally look best unless the bike is a...
08-16-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By Nu2Miele

Unsticking seatposts.

HI. Yes, removing stuck seat-posts can be so difficult. Even cranks that have been seized to (last one I had to remove required me damaging the chain-rings, and using a harmonic balancer pulley...
08-15-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By Nu2Miele

Tandem age.

HI. I have an '88 Montare XT with similar colouring and decals but it has a U brake mounted under the chain stays. Seems the bike pictured is a 1990 or so. If anywhere reasonable in price, probably a...
08-15-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,999
Posted By Nu2Miele

an Original

Hi. I still have, use and love my Retrotec Cooltool.
...
08-15-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,113
Posted By Nu2Miele

Randy, just recover it. Isn't that a Selle Italia?

Randy, just recover it. Isn't that a Selle Italia?
08-15-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,113
Posted By Nu2Miele

if interested in a nice, big Bianchi campione...

if interested in a nice, big Bianchi campione d'Italia...PM me
08-12-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,174
Posted By Nu2Miele

For gonango

I'll gladly trade you a TR6 for a bicycle tomorrow ;)
08-12-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,619
Views: 2,159,021
Posted By Nu2Miele

is that a lime green Davidson?

Hi all,

Is the lime green bike a Davidson? I can't make out what it is.

I have a street steed built up from a 88 Fisher Montare (under stay U brake), XT derailleurs , Bontrager BC-X rims (26"),...
08-10-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 16,226
Posted By Nu2Miele

why only hatchbacks?

Hi. I have a Jetta/Bora 4dr. Flip down seats as per a Golf. A couple of bikes can easily fit in there, have to remove the front wherls, but not impossible.
08-07-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Nu2Miele

42 yo you vs. 10 yo you.

Hi. I get the need for "nicer" things as we age. The accushift shifters are good, as are the rest of the components that I can see. As far as making it "nicer", I would take everything off of the...
08-06-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,834
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi. If full LX then a RH comp?

Hi. If full LX then a RH comp?
07-30-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,361
Posted By Nu2Miele

Spinner Fork, this one aka KONA P2

This Fork is a KONA P2
07-13-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,437
Posted By Nu2Miele

HI, I've done a little upholstery in the...

HI,

I've done a little upholstery in the past. One thing you could do is to use rubber cement and secure some thin leather to the brake lever "housing". Pull them tight. wet it if need be. Once...
07-12-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,463
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi. When I was in grade 2 we moved a half...

Hi.

When I was in grade 2 we moved a half block away from Cap's Cycles in New Westminster B.C. (one of the largest bicycle shops in Canada at the time). The shop is still there (established in...
07-08-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi. I am not going to try to argue the...

Hi.

I am not going to try to argue the merits of one bike (model and brand) vs. another. I know that the Miyatas, even if called a touring bike were more "sporting" compared to others from some...
07-07-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,561
Posted By Nu2Miele

Simply beautuful!

This is such a beautiful build. I'd be proud to own and ride it. Not cheap, but a a very beautiful bike and lots of great selections for components. And it just looks "right".
07-07-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By Nu2Miele

Best?

Hi.

not an expert, but the 61X are fine touring bikes. But even they are becoming a little rare these days. If you find a good one don't be afraid of it vs a 1000.
07-07-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,139
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi, for reference I am currently a "baby'...

Hi,

for reference I am currently a "baby' Clyde: 5'9", 195-200 lbs.



True. But look at the Rivendell as an example of a robustly built frame, with somewhat "slack" geometry that is intended...
07-07-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,545
Posted By Nu2Miele

HI, sorry for my tardiness but my notifications...

HI, sorry for my tardiness but my notifications had been turned "off". Yes the old El Capitan must have been from the late 1980's or early 1990's. It had pink lettering and the infamous "smoke"...
07-03-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,231
Posted By Nu2Miele

a good bike...

Hi,

I think your Miyata is just fine. it will look better when you clean everything completely and learn some bicycle mechanics. Bicycle Co-ops often have repair classes for not much money. I...
07-03-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Nu2Miele

hey Newbie..

First of all, glad you survived. 2nd, follow your doc's guidance strictly. As in exercise as per his instructions, and no more.

If the Tassajara fits and is comfortable, I'll second the idea of...
06-29-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,139
Posted By Nu2Miele

Tough new bikes on the cheap for all riders.

Hi all.
To me there is but one logical choice that will be suitable for Clydes... Rivendell.

I am not affiliated in any way. I just think that Grant Pedersen's bikes have s big enough variance...
06-29-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,545
Posted By Nu2Miele

Yokota bicycle information.

Hi, I have an old Yokota El Capitan in my garage (way to small for me, Rapidfire shifters, mainly DX group), but also have access to an old Granite Peak. Is the Granite Peak essentially the same...
05-20-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6,999
Views: 1,716,837
Posted By Nu2Miele

Great bike (any Fat Chance), very rare in...

Great bike (any Fat Chance), very rare in Canada...bike..
05-20-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6,999
Views: 1,716,837
Posted By Nu2Miele

Very nice and way good deal. Yes The Apex was...

Very nice and way good deal. Yes The Apex was agreat bike.
05-20-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6,999
Views: 1,716,837
Posted By Nu2Miele

A think of beauty ('86 High Sierra)! Love the...

A think of beauty ('86 High Sierra)! Love the roller cam brakes.
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