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07-05-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By seypat

Is the RD A 62 series or 64 series. If you go to...

Is the RD A 62 series or 64 series. If you go to the IM thread, i put some how to guides there about how big of a rear cluster a 62 series RD will shift. I started the how to guides about the time...
07-04-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 56,810
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Posted By seypat

Super hot!

Super hot!
07-02-20, 12:44 PM
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Views: 8,163,628
Posted By seypat

Here is something people might be interested in. ...

Here is something people might be interested in.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/richmond-vintage-mountain-tandem-bike/7151221999.htmlVintage Mountain Tandem bike - $450 (Richmond) ...
07-02-20, 12:32 PM
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Posted By seypat

As much as I'd like to have the "Bobbie J," I...

As much as I'd like to have the "Bobbie J," I might see if this one is still available and rescue it. In reality, there's probably not much difference in the ride quality of the two.
...
07-02-20, 12:20 PM
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Posted By seypat

I saw that. Hopefully, the seatpost isn't stuck....

I saw that. Hopefully, the seatpost isn't stuck. Here is the the deal of the century on the Richmond CL. :roflmao2: A real bargain for a high end bike! At least the paint is pretty.
...
06-30-20, 09:37 PM
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Posted By seypat

I live on the other side of town/the river from...

I live on the other side of town/the river from Thumpism. If there is a bike on our local CL that he or another BFer in the general area might be interested in/their size range, I won't out the...
06-30-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8,947
Views: 838,620
Posted By seypat

Su-weet!

Su-weet!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By seypat

Have a mod the thread to C&V. You will get more...

Have a mod the thread to C&V. You will get more responses there.
06-26-20, 10:29 AM
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Posted By seypat

That shade of green is real purdy! Edit: ...

That shade of green is real purdy!

Edit: What's up with the rear brake mounting?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,111
Posted By seypat

The best advice at this point is for the OP to...

The best advice at this point is for the OP to work on his core and his flexibility. Improve that and the fit and shoulder problems could disappear.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,111
Posted By seypat

I'd say the fitter was correct about the...

I'd say the fitter was correct about the tightness in your ham, posterior chain, etc. It's all connected. Put a straight edge on the pic running from your hips upward along the lighter gray strip ion...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,111
Posted By seypat

Are the shoulders getting any exercise? You have...

Are the shoulders getting any exercise? You have to work out the whole body. I sleep on my side and the shoulder joint supports the upper part of the body. I do arm circles 2 or 3 times a day....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 969
Posted By seypat

I've never had a problem with chafing on the...

I've never had a problem with chafing on the bike, but have to use some form of friction control during runs and tris. Here's a product that does the job, is cheap and is sold at stores like Walmart...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,546
Posted By seypat

Every bike I ride is a heavy...

Every bike I ride is a heavy bike...........because I'm riding it.
06-24-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By seypat

Did anyone mention a tie rod puller?

Did anyone mention a tie rod puller?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,176
Posted By seypat

https://www.cutawayusa.com/

https://www.cutawayusa.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 930
Posted By seypat

Nobody has mentioned the aero gut yet. That's...

Nobody has mentioned the aero gut yet. That's cheap speed, at least on the flats.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 930
Posted By seypat

That's true, I hadn't thought of that. If you're...

That's true, I hadn't thought of that. If you're going with a single aero wheel, it would work best on a unicycle. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 930
Posted By seypat

Clip on aero bars would most likely yield the...

Clip on aero bars would most likely yield the most bang for the buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 930
Posted By seypat

This. Might as well get an aero helmet first that...

This. Might as well get an aero helmet first that makes you look like an alien. It would probably be cheaper than a wheel. People would think you're a serious cyclist as well. Or not. You'd be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,366
Posted By seypat

If the industry goes back to triples, it wouldn't...

If the industry goes back to triples, it wouldn't necessarily be for gearing considerations. They could free up much needed space at the rear for future frame/bike evolution.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,019
Posted By seypat

I don't know. The transportation industry did...

I don't know. The transportation industry did away with previous "mechanical systems" for electronic systems. The key is making those sensors feel and act like springs, cables, etc. Another person...
06-19-20, 01:12 PM
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Views: 838,620
Posted By seypat

I'm digging the orange tape!

I'm digging the orange tape!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,309
Posted By seypat

Only one person carrying wipes and no...

Only one person carrying wipes and no latex/nitrile gloves? You people must like wiping your hands on your jerseys. Or, you haven't had much roadside trouble yet.
06-17-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 912
Posted By seypat

+1.

+1.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,366
Posted By seypat

+1 on the return of triples. If a computer...

+1 on the return of triples.

If a computer takes over the FD shifting duties that will be the direction the industry goes.
06-16-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By seypat

Other FDs/derailleurs I have successfully ran the...

Other FDs/derailleurs I have successfully ran the 50/36/28 with include Suntour first Gen Cyclone, Cyclone MII and BL.
06-16-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By seypat

There you go. The FD-6207 is up to the task.

There you go. The FD-6207 is up to the task.
06-16-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By seypat

If you run a 30t small ring, the stock RD will...

If you run a 30t small ring, the stock RD will work.

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06-16-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By seypat

Moved the FD down and adjusted the limits. I also...

Moved the FD down and adjusted the limits. I also put a wheel/hub on the back with a 12-28 7 speed. The chain clears the FD roller on the 28 ring and the 18, 21, 24 and 28 cog. However, the stock RD...
06-16-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By seypat

Spindle in and crank on. Let's adjust the FD-6207...

Spindle in and crank on. Let's adjust the FD-6207 and see if it works.

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06-16-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By seypat

I picked one and installed the 50/36/28 rings....

I picked one and installed the 50/36/28 rings. This crank requires smaller diameter bolts on the 3rd ring. Found a 121.5 spindle. Let's put them on.
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06-16-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By seypat

Some 110/74 crank options and 1 130/86 option....

Some 110/74 crank options and 1 130/86 option. The bottom 2 use 3U spindles. The rest use 121.5.
...
06-16-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By seypat

Here is our test bike. Beater IM with OEM 6200EX...

Here is our test bike. Beater IM with OEM 6200EX and Superbe chainrings.

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06-16-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By seypat

Lower gears/cranks/rings etc info

I've noticed we have a lot of threads started lately about lower gearing options. Another member wanted some info about a 110/74 crank with specific rings and a specific FD. So, I'll answer the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,725
Posted By seypat

This is true in most, if not all contests in...

This is true in most, if not all contests in life. It's not about how dominant you can be while winning. It's about expending as little as possible while still beating your opponent. That could mean...
06-15-20, 07:58 AM
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Views: 838,620
Posted By seypat

Believe it or not, Red Draw is a very popular...

Believe it or not, Red Draw is a very popular drink in that area. I've told the story about going to the Rodeo Clown Saloon when the group I was with wanted to drink Red Draws. WF is where the drink...
06-12-20, 09:23 PM
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Views: 838,620
Posted By seypat

Good to see some early success. 2 months lead...

Good to see some early success. 2 months lead time at the LBS? When word gets around about your services, you be busier than a (fill in with your favorite busy saying)!
06-12-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By seypat

Thanks for the info. The wide tires/low air...

Thanks for the info. The wide tires/low air situation is something I hadn't thought about.
06-12-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 465
Posted By seypat

If you are cruising the Bay for chainrings, go at...

If you are cruising the Bay for chainrings, go at it from all angles. After the usual size searches of BCD and teeth count, search the individual vintage brands. There is usually some decent deals...
06-12-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 465
Posted By seypat

I read back through the thread. I generally run a...

I read back through the thread. I generally run a 52/40-42/30 triple up front. The rear cluster is a 5-8 speed with a 11-14 small sprocket and a 28t big. That works well for me because I am a masher...
06-12-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 465
Posted By seypat

Let me read back through the whole thread again...

Let me read back through the whole thread again to give you a complete answer.
06-12-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By seypat

Nice score! Speaking of bikes for kids headed to...

Nice score! Speaking of bikes for kids headed to college, I have one headed off as well. Is there a sticky or particular thread I should look at for building up the proper college bike? I know cheap...
06-12-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By seypat

Especially with rims. You end up buying it and...

Especially with rims. You end up buying it and it's all bent out of shape.

Sorry, I couldn't resist that one! :D
06-12-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 465
Posted By seypat

What rccardr said. In my experience, you can...

What rccardr said.

In my experience, you can have only so much spread between the 2 outer rings. The middle tooth count doesn't really matter. If you're going to run a 52 big ring, about 30 is the...
06-12-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8,947
Views: 838,620
Posted By seypat

Good to know.

Good to know.
06-12-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,628
Posted By seypat

It looks like a 54cm. I thought about going and...

It looks like a 54cm. I thought about going and getting it for the price. I need to start setting my sights higher, though. If it's still there in a week I will get it.

FWIW, don't ever turn down...
06-12-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8,947
Views: 838,620
Posted By seypat

Here's a question. I've thought about putting...

Here's a question. I've thought about putting some kind of housing/tubing inside the under BB cable guides to prevent the cable from wearing down the paint/cable guide. Has anyone tried this before?
06-11-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8,947
Views: 838,620
Posted By seypat

The yellow one and the black one are both sweet!

The yellow one and the black one are both sweet!
06-11-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8,947
Views: 838,620
Posted By seypat

There could be a few reasons for the sticky...

There could be a few reasons for the sticky becoming non adhesive. :roflmao2:

The IM thread has slipped to the 2nd page as of late. Maybe the powers that be thought it was time to take the...
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