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09-18-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By 3Roch

does not get much easier or cheaper (one 2x4)...

does not get much easier or cheaper (one 2x4) than this, and it works. You could, of course, put multiple holders on the same base legs...
07-25-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 776
Posted By 3Roch

OK, I build wheels but even if I wasn't i would...

OK, I build wheels but even if I wasn't i would absolutely have a spoke tension gauge. There is no way plucking spokes tells you much of anything and absolutely does not tell you what the tension...
06-22-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,140
Posted By 3Roch

+1 Kool stop tire jack ...

+1 Kool stop tire jack
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06-18-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By 3Roch

On bit of a heads up: I use a polar HR monitor...

On bit of a heads up: I use a polar HR monitor with a chest strap ( they apparently are more accurate than the wrist sensor ones). I too need to worry about HR spikes. Early this spring (cold=no...
06-14-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By 3Roch

If you want just a HR monitor get a basic Polar...

If you want just a HR monitor get a basic Polar with a chest strap. All the data out there sez they are more accurate than the ones with the sensor on the back of the "watch" and you can wrap it on...
05-18-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By 3Roch

Just to offer another opinion. I have bikes with...

Just to offer another opinion. I have bikes with both brifters (shifter/brake combined) and bar end shifters, and spent many years/ miles with downtube shifters. I like brifters much better than the...
11-30-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,585
Views: 315,490
Posted By 3Roch

Scarlson: The rims are DT swiss RR411, 32 in back...

Scarlson: The rims are DT swiss RR411, 32 in back 28 in front. DB 2-1.8-2. DT 350 hub in back, Hope hub in front. Al nipples in front. I don't remember what the bare wheels weighed but I just ran...
11-30-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,585
Views: 315,490
Posted By 3Roch

Motobecane Le Champ MOD 2.0

No flames please, I was starting with only the frameset so no other original parts were taken off.
Misc parts including new, used, stuff I had around. Terry Liberator saddle, Shimano triple I...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-26-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By 3Roch

Thi ...

Thi
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/623x468/dedenter_961d333111c424923ca4fcd7751f5880028a0111.jpgs seemed like a place to mention this; only works on seat tubes. Had a dent...
10-22-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By 3Roch

DON'T DO THIS AT HOME but it works fine . I...

DON'T DO THIS AT HOME

but it works fine . I do have a chain whip but if you don't use an air impact wrench SET TO TURN IN THE PROPER DIRECTION !!!!!! to turn the lockring tool . It spins the...
08-20-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,936
Posted By 3Roch

Perhaps better than using water etc or a light to...

Perhaps better than using water etc or a light to find a crack ( the crack could be full of crud).

When you have the BB open plug up any holes in the frame including other side of the BB, rig up a...
08-13-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,037
Posted By 3Roch

Two winters ago I was looking for a bike to use...

Two winters ago I was looking for a bike to use on my trainer and found one that fit (60) me in a thrift store for $18. It was a 90% mint GT ; pretty sure it's an 1980, had a triple. Label on fork...
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