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09-21-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,499
Posted By Fissile

Thanks so much for the link. It offers proof of...

Thanks so much for the link. It offers proof of what I've been saying for years, the Chicago Schwinn bikes were NOT junk. Chicago Schwinn bikes were built for durability. That's why so many...
06-25-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By Fissile

Then he's going to be staying away from pretty...

Then he's going to be staying away from pretty much every bike shop. The days of hole-in-the-wall type bike shops that employ crotchy mechanics named Sheldon who could repair your 50's era Mingus...
06-25-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Fissile

Troof. Also, avoid used carbon.

Troof. Also, avoid used carbon.
06-18-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,086
Posted By Fissile

Well the joke's on the EPA because the alcohol...

Well the joke's on the EPA because the alcohol took care of that.
06-15-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By Fissile

There are some mixed 1 inch headsets that are...

There are some mixed 1 inch headsets that are made with 30.2mm cups (ISO) and 27mm crown race (JIS). This is pretty good quality but on the heavy side.
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06-15-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,681
Posted By Fissile

This is how it was done on the fillet brazed...

This is how it was done on the fillet brazed Schwinns from the factory. Slot in the seatpost tube and clamp-on binder. No brazing or welding required.
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06-15-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By Fissile

Cheap Hazard Fraught calipers are your answer. I...

Cheap Hazard Fraught calipers are your answer. I have a set of these and I've compared them to much more expensive calipers.....the HF are dead on.

With a coupon you can get these for around 15...
06-07-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,579
Posted By Fissile

You want to spent $150 on a just one wheel? Even...

You want to spent $150 on a just one wheel? Even a machine made wheel in that price range will be pretty good for casual riding.
06-07-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By Fissile

Touché .

Touché .
06-05-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,804
Posted By Fissile

That goes both ways. I heard about some certain...

That goes both ways. I heard about some certain chemical compounds that cause the state of California.
Forum: Touring
06-02-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,306
Posted By Fissile

[QUOTE=phughes;21511106]I'm sort of shocked at...

[QUOTE=phughes;21511106]I'm sort of shocked at how big the Hennesy is packed up. The Warbonnet Blackbird packs much smaller. I didn't think there would be so big of a difference.

Here is the...
Forum: Touring
05-31-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,306
Posted By Fissile

This is true. I never used the Hennessy without...

This is true. I never used the Hennessy without a sleeping bag. If it was warm, I'd sleep on top of the bag.
05-30-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By Fissile

Your existing rear derailleur may not work with...

Your existing rear derailleur may not work with that set up. There may not be enough clearance between the 34t cog and the jockey wheel on the derailleur. In that case you'd need to change out the...
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