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09-14-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By P4D

Thanks thatís perfect! Iíll put my photos over...

Thanks thatís perfect! Iíll put my photos over and ask for advice. I appreciate the help!
09-14-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By P4D

Southern California

Southern California
09-14-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By P4D

Advice sought on selling

Hello all-Iíve been a longer time member here but for the last many years been mostly off of the forum. I have lots of frames and parts that were intended to be build projects but life and some...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,921
Posted By P4D

I was looking around at seats as well. I was...

I was looking around at seats as well. I was thinking of trying a Selle AnAtomica Titanico. I have a Brooks on another bike and like it a lot too.
07-18-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,383
Posted By P4D

ISO Shimano BL-R770 flat bar brake levers.

ISO Shimano BL-R770 flat bar brake levers.
Forum: Commuting
07-18-13, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,921
Posted By P4D

Ok, so perhaps you all can help me sort out how...

Ok, so perhaps you all can help me sort out how to equip a frame I have lying around. It will accomodate 32c tires, and doesn't stretch me out too much so I think all I need would be quill stem and...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-13, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,921
Posted By P4D

Well, maybe the better idea would be a taller...

Well, maybe the better idea would be a taller stem to get me more upright, and perhaps a change in bars. There will be, on the ride to work, a headwind of some sort nearly every day as its a river...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,921
Posted By P4D

Upright commute position

I had a chance to ride a simple old beach cruiser last weekend, and I enjoyed the riding position it offered in terms of being very upright and comfortable. I have been riding in a more downward...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-13, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By P4D

I'm suffering from a quickly written, inartful...

I'm suffering from a quickly written, inartful opening post. Let me add to it:

The frame I have to use already was set to accept a wider wheel/hub and will fit the 9speed set-up. That was done...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By P4D

Help me put a commuter together, please!

Thanks for all,of the advice on the rack v backpack thread. I'm going to turn a resprayed 80s steel frame into. Y commuter...it uses a quill stem and has nomeyelts. I have a 9spped set up with flat...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-13, 11:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,365
Posted By P4D

Ok, so perhaps this better for another thread,...

Ok, so perhaps this better for another thread, but I'm at a crossroads on a commuter bike. I have lots of frames, but longer lots of budget. I have a full suspension MTB with knobbies for the dirt,...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-13, 12:25 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,365
Posted By P4D

Do you prefer a backpack or rack?

I need to get riding again, and the new job has showers, lockers, and bike storage. I need to bring back and forth my laptop, lunch, the essentials for clothes change, and stuff I haven't thought...
06-12-12, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By P4D

I'm clueless, why a short stack height? What...

I'm clueless, why a short stack height? What determines that?
06-12-12, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By P4D

Thanks for the suggestions...I was struggling...

Thanks for the suggestions...I was struggling beyond Chris King and wanted some options.
06-12-12, 12:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By P4D

Suggest a headset for RB-1?

The Hatta Vesta that came with it is a mess, pitted races, rust pitting on the exterior, just a mess. I need to replace it...suggestions?
05-11-12, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By P4D

A parts bin manager is me... Thanks CJL,...

A parts bin manager is me...

Thanks CJL, email to follow. I've not used spacers inside the headset before, the ones on my other bike are above it. Installation is otherwise the same?
05-11-12, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By P4D

It's easiest to see it here: ...

It's easiest to see it here:

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/pdfs/bstoneRB11989.pdf

Second photo, just down, shows it best. Still, any spacer will work?
05-11-12, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By P4D

I don't know what that means..keyed....

I don't know what that means..keyed....
05-10-12, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By P4D

1989 RB-1 missing headset spacer

I lost it, no idea where it is. :( I'm unsure what I can use in its place, but I did like the added height. Will any spacer work? Stupid parts bin manager...:innocent:
03-09-12, 12:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,957
Posted By P4D

What stands/racks are those? I like them, very...

What stands/racks are those? I like them, very clean lines.
03-05-12, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By P4D

Ha! Thanks for the visual CACycling. And for...

Ha! Thanks for the visual CACycling. And for the advice from the rest. I think I might actually have the needed parts from a Spin Doctor kit I got forever ago as a gift. No need to torque to...
03-05-12, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By P4D

Installing Shimano FC-6603 - tools?

I'm new the the Hollowtech and torque wrench installations, and just got a 6603 set-up to put onto a frame. I've realized I'm missing tools, and am having trouble even from the tech docs in terms of...
02-09-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,383
Posted By P4D

I have other stuff, too. An 8 speed tri-color...

I have other stuff, too. An 8 speed tri-color group, a 1055 DT group, a set of tri-color wheels in uniglide hub, some other stuff. No one with an extra group?
02-08-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 22,657
Posted By P4D

+1 Going to have to give this one a try. From...

+1 Going to have to give this one a try. From Cannon/Santiago Canyon down to Back Bay, how is the traffic?
02-07-12, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,383
Posted By P4D

ISO-9 or 10 speed triple group, preferably 105 or...

ISO-9 or 10 speed triple group, preferably 105 or up (Ultegra would be great). 175mm crank arms are preferable. Would consider compact double but prefer triple.

Have- Shimano Ultegra 6500 9...
02-07-12, 02:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,559
Posted By P4D

This is a very helpful thread. I've been using a...

This is a very helpful thread. I've been using a 39/25 combo and I just have been skipping bigger grades because I can't get up them. A compact or triple would help a lot, I think, but so will a...
01-28-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,383
Posted By P4D

ISO-a 9 or 10 speed 105 or Ultegra group. I am...

ISO-a 9 or 10 speed 105 or Ultegra group. I am in need of brifters, FD, RD, brakes, and maybe a 175 compact double or triple crankset/BB for English threads.
01-25-12, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 423
Posted By P4D

I tried to hold back some details on...

I tried to hold back some details on framebuilders and tubesets because I was seeking some thoughts without the inevitable influence those details give. Makers and tubeset don't matter to everyone,...
01-24-12, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 423
Posted By P4D

The steel frame is an older model, in wonderful...

The steel frame is an older model, in wonderful condition. All three are immaculate, honestly. Of the three, the carbon frame is the oldest, and I've finally been able to date it to...1992. Its...
01-24-12, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 423
Posted By P4D

So, again, thanks for all the comments. I really...

So, again, thanks for all the comments. I really want to just leave the existing bike as is, and look to go compact with a better set of climbing gears for the secondary frame...something I could...
01-24-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 423
Posted By P4D

Current bike is set up as an 8 speed with 53/39...

Current bike is set up as an 8 speed with 53/39 up front and 12-25 in the back. I need something a tad bigger on the back, and I don't believe Campy Chorus will handle a bigger rear cassette in the...
01-24-12, 04:12 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 159,944
Posted By P4D

I'm looking for help in Milwaukee, anyone in that...

I'm looking for help in Milwaukee, anyone in that area?
01-24-12, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 423
Posted By P4D

Thanks for the thoughts, I appreciate it. There...

Thanks for the thoughts, I appreciate it. There is a certain quality about how I set up the existing bike and it is pretty hard to find the bits I would want in 10 speed in alloy.
01-24-12, 12:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 423
Posted By P4D

Looking for some thoughts on second frame.

In the hope of taking out some bias that might arise based on name brand, I'm asking this question without reference to frame manufacturers. I'm most definitely a Clyde, and I ride bikes in the...
12-02-11, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By P4D

How big is the climb that way?

How big is the climb that way?
12-01-11, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By P4D

I've been looking at an alternate route of going...

I've been looking at an alternate route of going across from South Coast Plaza to Jamboree, and then basically straight up Jamboree to Santiago Canyon Road, and then around to Nohl (as I don't want...
11-30-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By P4D

Frankly, I had been riding that route, but now...

Frankly, I had been riding that route, but now that its dark so early I am not riding it. I small kids and I don't want them to see me beaten up or worse over the bike I am riding. My job is near...
11-02-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,276
Posted By P4D

Anyone have a 6-7-8 IGH rear and dynamo front...

Anyone have a 6-7-8 IGH rear and dynamo front wheelset I can add to one of these to make a commuter?
11-01-11, 12:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,295
Posted By P4D

My issue is, I can't leave at 4:30 to get home...

My issue is, I can't leave at 4:30 to get home while there is still some light, which is going to be the case one we get the time change. The simplest alternate route is Jamboree and a long, long...
11-01-11, 12:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,295
Posted By P4D

I'm really sorry to hear about this. I haven't...

I'm really sorry to hear about this. I haven't been commuting back and forth through that area since early September, and I was starting to get nervous about it being dark and who knows who lurking...
10-31-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By P4D

No, I was not. I want to change from an 8 speed...

No, I was not. I want to change from an 8 speed set-up to a 10 speed, but the spindle on the current BB is too short for 10 speed cranks....
10-31-11, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By P4D

How to remove a superglued bottom bracket cup?

Italian BB, the drive side cup was glued in to keep it from slipping out. Can it be removed? If so, how?
09-23-11, 12:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,500
Posted By P4D

I need to outfit a new Niner frame, and have such...

I need to outfit a new Niner frame, and have such a limited budget....advice on fork and wheels that won't make me sell the car?
09-16-11, 02:52 PM
09-15-11, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,383
Posted By P4D

ISO-Tri-color 600 hubs that are hyperglide 8-9-10...

ISO-Tri-color 600 hubs that are hyperglide 8-9-10 speed compatible with rims that can accept a wider tire, up to even 32mm.
09-15-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,554
Posted By P4D

I just a century and split my hourly caloric...

I just a century and split my hourly caloric intake between GU and Fig Newtons. I found them in convenient 2 Newton packs, 100 calories a cookie. I had a couple of Roctaines, too, which add some...
09-13-11, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 979
Posted By P4D

Someone is a stronger rider than me at this...

Someone is a stronger rider than me at this point.....;-)
09-13-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 979
Posted By P4D

Gu is an energy gel of sorts, I like them for...

Gu is an energy gel of sorts, I like them for bigger events like this. Here is their site:

https://guenergy.com/

Some people love them, some hate them, some think they are worthless, some find...
09-13-11, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 979
Posted By P4D

Not for me. I pushed along and took on this...

Not for me. I pushed along and took on this challenge because of the encouragement of people like you. So thanks! I'm not quite ready yet to tackle GMR, and a 39/26 gearing combo isn't really...
09-13-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 979
Posted By P4D

I washed it......I think I wore it because...

I washed it......I think

I wore it because its the most comfortable set-up I have and the padding is just good. If I had known it was going to rain, I would not have worn it. It got dirty, fast....
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