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12-01-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 289
Posted By squirtdad

LOL :giver:I meant brake lever on the handle bar...

LOL :giver:I meant brake lever on the handle bar :) which is how I read your post. didn't know drum brakes and the pedal back brake acutation option

certainly remember the lever you are...
12-01-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 289
Posted By squirtdad

I have never seen a coaster brake with a lever, ...

I have never seen a coaster brake with a lever, can you show a picture please
11-30-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 300,876
Posted By squirtdad

FWIW my experience is way less than Drillium...

FWIW my experience is way less than Drillium Dude or others here, but I tend to higher pressures. in general. I am at 220 or so down from 245

the best ride, feel hands down ever were on...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-29-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By squirtdad

I have done a grand total of 2 frames one with...

I have done a grand total of 2 frames one with rattle can and one with real auto paint.

I used a pre-val sprayer (bascially pour the paint in and make your own rattle can) with the auto paint
...
11-29-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 744
Posted By squirtdad

per shimano specs this is not for 2X setups

per shimano specs this is not for 2X setups
11-29-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 744
Posted By squirtdad

rd 812 is 1x only supports single change ring up...

rd 812 is 1x only supports single change ring up front and big cassette in the back
11-29-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By squirtdad

that is very pretty

that is very pretty
11-28-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO you would be ahead with at 130mm you could...

IMHO you would be ahead with at 130mm you could then go with a nice dura ace 7 speed or 8 speeds set up or ever going modern 50/34 11 speed (which I am partial to)

all of the above can be easily...
11-28-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By squirtdad

critical mass in arcata.....that is bound to be...

critical mass in arcata.....that is bound to be special.... :giver:
11-28-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By squirtdad

Rivendell is a clear option a de rosa, but...

Rivendell is a clear option

a de rosa, but not cheap https://derosanorthamerica.com/products/nuovo-classico-azzurro-cromo

custom seems expensive but you can some times find local/smaller...
11-28-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 744
Posted By squirtdad

this will work with the 34 cassette ...

this will work with the 34 cassette ...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-28-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By squirtdad

the term sand blasting makes me nervous, assuming...

the term sand blasting makes me nervous, assuming a more bike frame media is being used :D
11-27-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By squirtdad

do you mean 1.5 inch tire? . you can get narrow...

do you mean 1.5 inch tire? . you can get narrow tires to fit 135 mm 26 in mtn bike wheels here is an example...
11-25-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By squirtdad

what deraillers, crank and cassette are being...

what deraillers, crank and cassette are being used?

from what I can tell 2x needs the RX810 which is 34 teeth max rear cassette and 11 too min rear, with a wrap capacity of 40 and max front cog...
11-25-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By squirtdad

I like the small/small method.... ...

I like the small/small method.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuhHn7HaZcQ
I have used it with modern 50/34 11-32 setups and vintage 52/39 12/28 setups
have not tried with GRX, but don't see...
11-21-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,044
Posted By squirtdad

not cheap but IMO even better than brooks, check...

not cheap but IMO even better than brooks, check out Berthoud (not helping)
11-21-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By squirtdad

so bottom line is: if the frame the OP is...

so bottom line is: if the frame the OP is looking at does not have the specific press fit BB installed for R7000 it will need to be pulled and replaced with the correct BB
11-18-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,184
Posted By squirtdad

this is a bit of a silly argument to my mind. ...

this is a bit of a silly argument to my mind. any more there are lots of different hub brands and that use their own hub bodies.

the white industry hub is titanium and is the same on the OP's...
11-17-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By squirtdad

not a mechanics question and becomes quite a bit...

not a mechanics question and becomes quite a bit of "religious war" this belongs in the advocacy section
11-16-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,184
Posted By squirtdad

you are completely over thinking this the...

you are completely over thinking this the HG-800 fits on a 11 speed road hub with the supplied 1.85 spacer. end of story
...
11-15-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,954
Posted By squirtdad

a) if it is new check with the builder as to what...

a) if it is new check with the builder as to what size seatpost is required
b) get the calipers out and measure the seat post and the inside diameter of the seat tube that should tell you a lot
11-15-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 525
Posted By squirtdad

dont forget hope https://www.hopetech.com/

dont forget hope https://www.hopetech.com/
11-14-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 865
Posted By squirtdad

by the spec the 11-40 and 40/22 are close and...

by the spec the 11-40 and 40/22 are close and will likely work. reccommend just using that set up and do not attempt to play around with changing cogs on the cassette

RD spec show 45 max...
11-13-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 865
Posted By squirtdad

need a lot more details.... like what size of...

need a lot more details....
like what size of triple
what shifters, index or friction

there are 2 or 3 (depending on you count them) measures of capacity for rear deraillers

1) Chain wrap or...
11-10-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By squirtdad

maybe something likes this ...

maybe something likes this https://widefoot.com/product/cargomount/?gclid=Cj0KCQiA37KbBhDgARIsAIzce15Jqq1H54lDsQZ59NdfCRAlG3Rt44XtuJ7VMqEYGFJMbz_RCZAfSksaAg8EEALw_wcB
11-10-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,018
Posted By squirtdad

but would that exclude beer, just because it is...

but would that exclude beer, just because it is chilly? (from a guy who grew up in montana, where rules of the manhood required that you drink your illegal OLY bare handed at 20 below at alcohol...
11-09-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By squirtdad

1) frame not designed for stress at those...

1) frame not designed for stress at those points,,,i.e no reinforcement at point of attachment and over all strength
2) a frame not just 'carbon fiber set in epoxy' it is (or should be in good...
11-08-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By squirtdad

you can upgrade to 12 speed you cannot convert ...

you can upgrade to 12 speed you cannot convert

you would need at minimum 12 speed cassette, wheel and hub that fits the 12 speed cassette 12 speed chain, 12 speed shifters, 12 speed crankset, ...
11-07-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By squirtdad

absolute top quality and beautiful finish, feel...

absolute top quality and beautiful finish, feel good to hold.

next build is full nitto cockpit noodle, pearl stem and double bolt seatpost

Nitto did the stems and seat post for shimano...
11-07-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,841
Posted By squirtdad

that limits quite a few classics Lucky ...

that limits quite a few classics
Lucky
Rainier
Oly (olympia
11-07-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,867
Posted By squirtdad

surely it needs a Xilinx ....er AMD (post...

surely it needs a Xilinx ....er AMD (post acquisition) FPGA
11-07-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,349
Posted By squirtdad

and I was going to say a lot of beer and pole...

and I was going to say a lot of beer and pole dancing...... :D
11-07-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,184
Posted By squirtdad

I really don't think there are variants...it fits...

I really don't think there are variants...it fits Mountain 11 speed hubs with no spaces and road 11 speed hubs with the provided 1.85 spacer
as noted fit great ON WI T11 11 speed hub with spacer....
11-07-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 481
Posted By squirtdad

i like the tool there could be a market for it :)

i like the tool there could be a market for it :)
11-07-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,166
Posted By squirtdad

that took me back to the late 80's and euro trash...

that took me back to the late 80's and euro trash bright neon designs
11-06-22, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 661
Posted By squirtdad

ok tan wall which is most retro ...

ok tan wall which is most retro
...
11-06-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,184
Posted By squirtdad

per White industries site you need ...

per White industries site you need https://www.whiteind.com/product/freehub-body-cassette-spacer/
from cld hub infor:

Cassette spacer included only on XDR freehub bodies

Available...
11-06-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 300,876
Posted By squirtdad

Merlin has some good prices today veloflex...

Merlin has some good prices today

veloflex raven 28 mm $44 https://www.merlincycles.com/en-us/veloflex-raven-tubular-road-tyre-700c-200100.html


of course there is shipping at 25 bucks or so
11-06-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 661
Posted By squirtdad

Ambrosio Montreal ...classic rims tubular ...

Ambrosio Montreal ...classic rims

tubular 700c / 28 " 25 mm will fit no problems , 28 should fit
...
11-06-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By squirtdad

thanks satisfying my curiosity nice mileage , ...

thanks satisfying my curiosity nice mileage , so you are at multiple chains a year and probably a cassette a year or so....adds up fast
11-06-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 661
Posted By squirtdad

based on the pic really only one size for...

based on the pic really only one size for tubular 700c/28" (yes there are junior size tubulars but this bike is not that)

OP does not need to get the exact same tire. OP location would...
11-06-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,841
Posted By squirtdad

I am not getting older, I am getting less young...

I am not getting older, I am getting less young and blonder :D :50: :giver:
11-06-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By squirtdad

I would save all the 1x12 stuff in case you don't...

I would save all the 1x12 stuff in case you don't find the 3x9 works as well as you hope.

how many miles are you putting on it that chain and cassette replacement cost is an issue?
...
11-06-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,867
Posted By squirtdad

out of curiosity (sea kayaking sucks up any of...

out of curiosity (sea kayaking sucks up any of my play $$ that bike don't) what was his kayak business?
11-06-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,841
Posted By squirtdad

Pet peeves 1) people thinking steel frames...

Pet peeves
1) people thinking steel frames are heavier, and slower than aluminum (weight) and carbon (speed), when it depends on a lot more factors

2) work funds bikes, but right now after my...
11-05-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,867
Posted By squirtdad

personally I like vintage frames with modern...

personally I like vintage frames with modern components, so am more concerned by the move to all disc braking and all electronic shifting at the high end.

but if you look a at the vendors...
11-05-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,402
Posted By squirtdad

MY opinion is no, not "worth it" in terms of...

MY opinion is no, not "worth it" in terms of that the result at the end of a lot of work will not be as nice as the factory paint and will not be as durable unless you use automotive paint, so even...
10-28-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By squirtdad

why spend all the effort and time trying to make...

why spend all the effort and time trying to make something work that will be sub par at best and has a history of broken axles (greater than 7 speed freewheels)

best bet is is to find a different...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-28-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By squirtdad

I wonder if the the OP would not be better served...

I wonder if the the OP would not be better served by buying a designed commuter ebike https://www.gazellebikes.com/en-us/belt-drive-electric-bikes

Lots of complications here

first time...
10-28-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By squirtdad

Rivendell has similar models some sold out but...

Rivendell has similar models some sold out but if some one ones quality and large place to look

rosco platypus (have 60s) ...
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