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09-23-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By squirtdad

BITD my 3 speed columbia (shimno 333 hub, steel...

BITD my 3 speed columbia (shimno 333 hub, steel rims) was the greatest, even got my bicycling merit badge on it. then I got my first 10 speed...an azuki and have never looked back
09-23-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 373
Posted By squirtdad

autoclave and they had special masking tape that...

autoclave and they had special masking tape that had stripes appear once enough time and heat was applied for sterilization...... at least thats what they had in the doctor's office my dad was lab...
09-23-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 373
Posted By squirtdad

you forgot barefoot. I can say I have walked...

you forgot barefoot. I can say I have walked to school at 50 below, with parka and gloves, but not snowboots...that was uncool for a teenager
09-17-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By squirtdad

that is not a problem at all..... with enough...

that is not a problem at all..... with enough spokes :) a bit above budget but consider these https://surlybikes.com/bikes/straggler https://surlybikes.com/bikes/bridge_club

don't...
09-17-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 923
Posted By squirtdad

ugly build for sure

ugly build for sure
09-17-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By squirtdad

IIRC there were different levels of Aelle.........

IIRC there were different levels of Aelle...... what I do know for sure my torpado super strada with DB aelle rode great. and again IIRC there was a classic test done back in the day by a bike...
09-17-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By squirtdad

a complete bike is almost always less expensive...

a complete bike is almost always less expensive the building your own piece by piece. FWIW
09-17-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By squirtdad

OP, this may not be what you want to hear, but...

OP, this may not be what you want to hear, but knobby tires in that size are not optimum for commuting in terms of rolling resistance (assuming you are riding on the road). If you use the bike...
09-15-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,045
Posted By squirtdad

you could build one ...

you could build one https://www.clcboats.com/shop/boats/wooden-sailboat-kits/pocketship-sailing-pocket-cruiser-kit.html


or look at options like a paddleboard you can sail (windsurf to be...
09-15-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By squirtdad

Merlin and the other UK sites don' off shimano...

Merlin and the other UK sites don' off shimano groups for the US any more too bad because they were a great source
09-10-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By squirtdad

may be of interest diy recumbent plans...

may be of interest diy recumbent plans https://www.atomiczombie.com/

check out theTriCruiser Winter TrikeLodeRunner Utility TrikeStreetFox Tadpole TrikeTimberWolf USS Trike
Forum: Framebuilders
09-08-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 698
Posted By squirtdad

Spec max on that frame is 35. going to a 42 is...

Spec max on that frame is 35. going to a 42 is 9mm (almost a centimeter) over spec. I am not the hands on guy, just a numbers guy so go with what the hands on guys say, but that seems to me to...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-08-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 698
Posted By squirtdad

what frame and how big are you trying to go?

what frame and how big are you trying to go?
09-08-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By squirtdad

thanks for the thoughts :)

thanks for the thoughts :)
09-08-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By squirtdad

anyone in Modesto for facilitate a purchase?

anyone in Modesto Ca to facilitate a purchase?

in this case not a bike but a folding Kayak?

purchase and either hold to take to a shipper to ship?

bit crazy but kinda all in the family a...
09-07-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By squirtdad

after this you will be the AX expert ...

after this you will be the AX expert

Did you get the front derailer figure out?
09-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 529
Posted By squirtdad

man after my own heart :)

man after my own heart :)
09-07-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 573
Posted By squirtdad

my companies approach is if you get video...

my companies approach is if you get video meeting bombed by kid, introduce them :) in my case the kid is out of the house so it is the cat :)
09-05-20, 07:47 PM
09-05-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 573
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw i prefer the small/small sizing...

fwiw i prefer the small/small sizing approach...but I haven't used it with a 1x set up. I have used it with a vinatage set up 53/39 12-28 and a modern set up 50/34 11--32

...
09-04-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 610
Posted By squirtdad

oh....you are going to fit in :)

oh....you are going to fit in :)
Forum: Introductions
09-04-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By squirtdad

welcome sounds like you should check out C&V ...

welcome sounds like you should check out C&V https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
09-04-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By squirtdad

Continental GP 5000 great tire. check the...

Continental GP 5000 great tire. check the uk sites (chain reaction, pro bike kit, ribble, wiggle, etc) for good prices
09-04-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,291
Posted By squirtdad

same here....just don't lay the bike down on the...

same here....just don't lay the bike down on the derailler side :)
09-04-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By squirtdad

here is your best source/discussion are for...

here is your best source/discussion are for tubular https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/154679-totally-tubular.html

I use caffelatex, in my tubulars but have a pressure can of pit stop...
09-03-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By squirtdad

that sure looks to me like it matches what the OP...

that sure looks to me like it matches what the OP has really different approach with no high low...... the whole AX group was a bit that way
09-03-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,968
Posted By squirtdad

Like that one reminds me to listen to some...

Like that one reminds me to listen to some bodeans...havn't for a while
09-03-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By squirtdad

only wearing mtn bke shorts make you look fat :)

only wearing mtn bke shorts make you look fat :)
09-02-20, 03:13 PM
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Views: 587,318
Posted By squirtdad

a set of stainless bolts for a longboard I am...

a set of stainless bolts for a longboard I am building.....here are the bolts and the last one I built
...
09-02-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 898
Posted By squirtdad

and there is a pointer laughing at you somewhere....

and there is a pointer laughing at you somewhere.

me I am still a nerd but non practicing I am on the darkside......head of change and release......no you can't put that failed code into...
09-02-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By squirtdad

had a hard choice a4 quattro with stick (8.5 ...

had a hard choice a4 quattro with stick (8.5 2015) or avant with auto......went with the stick and good roof racks. Avants (wagons or estates in britich) are so under appreciated in the the US)
09-02-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By squirtdad

would be a good cross post into ...

would be a good cross post into https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/154679-totally-tubular.html
09-01-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By squirtdad

is the Avant yours ? any mods ?

is the Avant yours ? any mods ?
09-01-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By squirtdad

it just doesn't work that way more likely you...

it just doesn't work that way more likely you look up chevy malibu 67 and get that it is a T3 headlight that fits chevy, pontiac, caddy, oldmobile, buick and even corvairs and the volume of...
09-01-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By squirtdad

bike co-op close???

bike co-op close???
09-01-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 898
Posted By squirtdad

I once worked with an IBM sysadmin who modded and...

I once worked with an IBM sysadmin who modded and Amiga to act as a 3270 console.

lots of mainframe time and cobol dumps for me.

Despite using cards on my first job for JCL (job contrl...
09-01-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,968
Posted By squirtdad

heresy but the KTM is not super terrible

heresy but the KTM is not super terrible
08-31-20, 04:15 PM
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Views: 165,406
Posted By squirtdad

begone satan what were they?

begone satan

what were they?
08-31-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw......think long term not short term bucks. ...

fwiw......think long term not short term bucks. IME using matched components eliminates a lof of fiddly issues both initial set up and long term riding .5mm is not much and maybe the electronc...
08-31-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By squirtdad

your bike, your choice, but the Raleigh head...

your bike, your choice, but the Raleigh head badge is pretty classic looking, and a raleigh 20 is pretty funky anyway so I am not so sure about clean look vs having the good looking raleigh head...
08-30-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By squirtdad

nice.... and thanks for followup story

nice.... and thanks for followup story
08-29-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By squirtdad

forgot, because i have the same headset.....it...

forgot, because i have the same headset.....it takes a special wrench for the headset nut........... the nut is alloy so will be easy to muck up ebay guy in poland makes replicas
...
08-28-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By squirtdad

New tire I think is the correct answer......

New tire I think is the correct answer... tubeless set up or not :)
08-28-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 372
Posted By squirtdad

my best guess is yes that is the dust cap there...

my best guess is yes that is the dust cap there was a comment in the velobase suggesting that comment: "hi i'm looking for Replacment for Dura Ace AX aero stem metal dust cap Alloy, anyone could...
08-28-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 372
Posted By squirtdad

sounds like your dura-ace AX again (case you...

sounds like your dura-ace AX again (case you have not guessed the AX group with all of it's aero design is an odd duck)

it seems they have and internal clamp..

guessing that you pop the dust...
08-28-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 892
Posted By squirtdad

I under stand...... I am starting on the...

I under stand...... I am starting on the garage.....have cleaned out 3 drawers of nails/hardware etc. good stuff went to into a plastic bin, lot got trashed. But it is like a shell game move...
08-28-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By squirtdad

not a good idea.....rust etc and frames have...

not a good idea.....rust etc and frames have cracked with this approach....at least on top tube, I know i had a favorite bike (miyata 1400) die this way
08-28-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By squirtdad

look pretty standard for bb set up i.e but it...

look pretty standard for bb set up i.e but it seems there was specific spindle sizing for the AX crankset, so using something else could be a problem VeloBase.com - Component: Shimano BB-7200...
08-28-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 465
Posted By squirtdad

as i noted earlier, no you need an adapter and...

as i noted earlier, no you need an adapter and not sure how great that is in practice....no hands on
08-28-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 465
Posted By squirtdad

don't know about the tool but those pedals and...

don't know about the tool but those pedals and cranks are a non standard one off that had very limited production time as the design was not accepted at all the pedal threading is not standard,...
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