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07-16-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By dedhed

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/index.php...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/index.php?category=4893
07-15-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 581
Posted By dedhed

I'd be interested in a front dynohub for my Sprite

I'd be interested in a front dynohub for my Sprite
07-15-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 786
Posted By dedhed

Original owner? Proof of purchase? Try running it...

Original owner? Proof of purchase? Try running it through Trek Lifetime warranty.
07-14-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By dedhed

During the transition period a lot of frames were...

During the transition period a lot of frames were spaced 128mm. Especially if the same frame was used for multiple models. This allowed higher models using the same frame to use 130mm drivetrains and...
07-14-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By dedhed

https://www.artscyclery.com/science-behind-the-mag...

https://www.artscyclery.com/science-behind-the-magic/science-behind-the-magic-drivetrain-compatibility/
07-14-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By dedhed

https://www.jbweld.com/collections/metal/products/...

https://www.jbweld.com/collections/metal/products/steelstik-epoxy-putty-stick

I've also reinforced JB weld with bread tie wire, steel wool, etc.
07-14-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 784
Posted By dedhed

Because it's a 30 YO bike and it's cheap, quick,...

Because it's a 30 YO bike and it's cheap, quick, and easy.
07-13-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,888
Posted By dedhed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPa-oie8xYg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPa-oie8xYg
07-13-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 784
Posted By dedhed

I would be rebuilding the hubs and BB, and...

I would be rebuilding the hubs and BB, and reusing cranks and freewheels unless they needed to be replaced for some reason.

Typically I'll do consumables - cables/housing, any tires tubes if...
07-13-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By dedhed

I'd be looking at Shimano or Tange, maybe even...

I'd be looking at Shimano or Tange, maybe even SKF or Phil Wood if was having a custom frame built.
07-12-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,721
Posted By dedhed

Beer https://www.fattiretour.com/ ...

Beer

https://www.fattiretour.com/

https://wisconsinbikefed.org/rides/santa-cycle-rampage/

https://www.facebook.com/events/384647865589476/
07-12-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 904
Posted By dedhed

I don't know that I agree with that. I find a lot...

I don't know that I agree with that. I find a lot of compatibility, particularly with Shimano, over many generations and levels.
Between manufacturers, sot so much. With Shimano once you understand...
07-11-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 904
Posted By dedhed

You can't change the BB because? 73 X 113 BB are...

You can't change the BB because? 73 X 113 BB are readily available
07-11-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,687
Posted By dedhed

A hacksaw will take care of the extra length once...

A hacksaw will take care of the extra length once installed.
07-10-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By dedhed

You need to check your rear spacing and freewheel...

You need to check your rear spacing and freewheel or cassette (likely freewheel)
07-09-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By dedhed

The bracket for the Presstube Minor rack on my 68...

The bracket for the Presstube Minor rack on my 68 Sprite is just a cheap formed steel with a hole in the middle.

It would be easy to fabricate one out of flat steel or aluminium...
07-08-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By dedhed

RD is Alivio. I like the P clamps under the...

RD is Alivio.
I like the P clamps under the braze ons.
07-08-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,895
Posted By dedhed

A couple small zip ties on the stays. rotated as...

A couple small zip ties on the stays. rotated as needed close to the rim.
https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6t5g46
07-08-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By dedhed

considering my IGH bike is 50 years old and 50#,...

considering my IGH bike is 50 years old and 50#, yeah, it's slower than my road bikes. It's a different horse for a different course.
07-08-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,993
Posted By dedhed

I believe the purpose of the business is to sell...

I believe the purpose of the business is to sell parts for profit.
07-07-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,703
Posted By dedhed

Check all your local ALDI as some might still be...

Check all your local ALDI as some might still be around. Otherwise they'll be back next spring.
07-07-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 989
Posted By dedhed

Define "shipment" and "lot". Who actually thinks,...

Define "shipment" and "lot". Who actually thinks, that when purchased in the small amounts on a personal consumer level, the repackaged quantity they are getting is somehow from the same "lot"? And...
07-07-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By dedhed

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html ...

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/si/SI-16T0B-000-ENG.pdf
07-07-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By dedhed

As mentioned, typically a fully chromed frame is...

As mentioned, typically a fully chromed frame is only polished where the chrome will be exposed. The painted areas, while chrome, often are not looking like the rest of the polished areas. That's not...
07-07-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,720
Posted By dedhed

Working & playing in all weather, even though...

Working & playing in all weather, even though it's a company phone and they'd just give me another, I opted for the waterproof lifeproof.
07-07-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By dedhed

You can measure it in the frame. Just pull the...

You can measure it in the frame. Just pull the arms.
07-07-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,873
Posted By dedhed

I thought when the kids were gone I'd have more...

I thought when the kids were gone I'd have more time. Elderly parent that needs daily attention and "do more with less" at work have filled in and then some. At least the commute on most days gets me...
07-07-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 80,407
Posted By dedhed

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1120_9d2e601e7036ff331ed373b6d5b7b80f1fdc0238.jpg
Found a buyer for this 63cm Koga-Miyata so I had to get it ready. New BB, grease...
07-06-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,049
Posted By dedhed

I had to cut the wires today on Koga-Miyata...

I had to cut the wires today on Koga-Miyata Traveller to fit a cartridge BB in the shell.
07-05-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By dedhed

Looks like a repurposed protective cap a previous...

Looks like a repurposed protective cap a previous owner stuffed in there.
They are used in their first purpose for things like protecting threads in shipping. I keep a coffee can full of thes, both...
07-05-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,626
Posted By dedhed

That's pretty much how we did it when I was...

That's pretty much how we did it when I was growing up. Killing the weeds in the gravel drive.
07-05-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By dedhed

Do they not have hardware stores across the pond...

Do they not have hardware stores across the pond where you can bring things in and try different bolts?
07-05-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By dedhed

There is no such thing as "plenty of garage...

There is no such thing as "plenty of garage space".
There is also this thing we have called winter when stuff moves from the garage to the basement.

I personally love my old feedback stand.
07-05-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By dedhed

It appears to be 1985 by the pearl white color....

It appears to be 1985 by the pearl white color. 9.5" steerer tube, approx 1.5" rake, recessed brake mounting, tange champion blades and dropouts. Appears chromed under the paint. I believe the bike...
07-05-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
Posted By dedhed

Mostly around here they just use an air hose to...

Mostly around here they just use an air hose to blow out the dirt & loose chunks and dry it a bit before filling.
07-04-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By dedhed

I think I have one from a large frame. Guy at...

I think I have one from a large frame. Guy at work gave the bike to me when a rear dropout broke. I stripped parts and scrapped the frame.
07-04-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,873
Posted By dedhed

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Shimano-Name-Plate-Cover-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Shimano-Name-Plate-Cover-STI-Ultegra-ST-6510-105-5510-R-600-pair-Silver-/143163093488
Forum: Great Lakes
07-04-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By dedhed

Ben's and South Shore are both good choices. ...

Ben's and South Shore are both good choices.
Ben's has a line of their own frames/bikes so may be more used to shipping.
Fyxation is also not far from the dock and a mfg who ships as well.
...
07-04-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeflights.com/international_bicycle_...

https://www.bikeflights.com/international_bicycle_shipping

https://www.shipbikes.com/canada-air-rates/
07-02-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,689
Posted By dedhed

Pretty much A-Z available here. ...

Pretty much A-Z available here.

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/d/bicycles/search/bia
Forum: Foo
07-01-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,063
Posted By dedhed

https://www.duluthtrading.com/mens-duluthflex-fire...

https://www.duluthtrading.com/mens-duluthflex-fire-hose-coolmax-5-pocket-pants-46227.html?srccode=GBSHPMN&chnl=ps_brand_pla_mn&region=in_region&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjazuk_OU4wIVDo3ICh2PsASbEAQYAyABEgKHp_...
07-01-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By dedhed

https://www.amazon.com/Dye-Penetrant-Crack-Finder-...

https://www.amazon.com/Dye-Penetrant-Crack-Finder-Kit/dp/B00XLW4BRC
06-30-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,391
Posted By dedhed

Depends on the thief

Depends on the thief
06-30-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By dedhed

Very fine thread, old, make for difficult removal.

Very fine thread, old, make for difficult removal.
06-30-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,571
Posted By dedhed

How is the bolt held in so it can be screwed into...

How is the bolt held in so it can be screwed into the spindle to hold the tool in place and still put the ratchet in? Or is it smaller diameter just to center & align the tool?
06-28-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By dedhed

https://aushiker.com/where-was-my-bicycle-made/ ...

https://aushiker.com/where-was-my-bicycle-made/

https://inrng.com/2012/02/who-made-your-bike/
06-28-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,217
Posted By dedhed

The LEO needs to use the word highway rather than...

The LEO needs to use the word highway rather than roadway as that is defined as everything between the ROW boundaries.
RCW 46.04.197...
06-27-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By dedhed

Don't think drill, think heated paper clip. I've...

Don't think drill, think heated paper clip. I've often reinforced JB weld with wire strands (copper or bread bag ties). maybe small holes and small piece of thin wire melted into the breaks to loop...
06-26-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By dedhed

If you could access it, you could drill a very...

If you could access it, you could drill a very small hole across the slot and insert a pin to hold the cable head
06-26-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By dedhed

More like a couple small retaining screws rusted...

More like a couple small retaining screws rusted in place and stripped until you drill them out. I had a '86 Mazda you had to press the hub out of the bearing to remove the front rotors. Needless to...
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