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09-26-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,734
Posted By zandoval

https://youtu.be/ETN9eNOA6vw

https://youtu.be/ETN9eNOA6vw
09-26-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 844
Posted By zandoval

Happy, HAPPY, Joy, JOY!!! ...

Happy, HAPPY, Joy, JOY!!!

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09-26-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By zandoval

I fondly remember the days I could spin. I still...

I fondly remember the days I could spin. I still do but its only down hill and barring cramps... Ha

Bravo that you are back in the saddle. Just remember that things have changed. Embrace the new...
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By zandoval

Sounds like a closed deal??? I really can't...

Sounds like a closed deal???

I really can't visualize more than 500 USD without parting it out...
09-25-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 233
Posted By zandoval

Yep... Off the ground most important with tubes...

Yep... Off the ground most important with tubes or without. If containing sealant giving them a spin every now and then and putting a little stick in the spokes to hold the wheel at a different...
09-25-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 595
Posted By zandoval

Hand Brush Paint Rustolium White Gloss Enamel...

Hand Brush Paint Rustolium White Gloss Enamel...
09-24-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 498
Posted By zandoval

I don't know what set up you have right now so...

I don't know what set up you have right now so its hard to tell. I can give you some specs on what I use in my hilly area. I ride in an area with slightly paved roads and climbs that would be...
09-23-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By zandoval

The cost of Bibs has gone down. Years ago they...

The cost of Bibs has gone down. Years ago they were to expensive to be an economical purchase. I ended up sewing suspenders to my bike shorts just to keep them from slipping down below my gut.
...
09-22-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By zandoval

In Central Texas it does not get that cold. For...

In Central Texas it does not get that cold. For winters I just use a "Breathable Nylon Wind Breaker" with a hood (Anorak type). I then pile on appropriate layers underneath for the temperature. Even...
09-20-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By zandoval

Thanks... I did post it there. Hope it is...

Thanks... I did post it there. Hope it is considered...

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09-20-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By zandoval

Section For Bicycle Related 3D Printed Components

Evidently I posted my request in the wrong section. I am requesting a section on "Bicycle Related" 3D Printing Threads. Those of us who partake of 3D printing have a real hard time finding links to...
09-20-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By zandoval

Section For Bicycle Related 3D Printed Components

We still have not gotten a section for 3D printed bicycle related components. Many of us have personal 3D printers and most of us come from an engineering and design background. Go Figure...

Sure...
09-19-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By zandoval

Can You Convert Shimano SL-R400 Shifter To Friction

These look great and are affordably new. Anybody know of a way to convert these over to pure friction shifters to be used with non-indexed derailleurs and freewheels?
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09-19-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,660
Posted By zandoval

Very interested in how you ran the cables...

Very interested in how you ran the cables...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,529
Posted By zandoval

I think around Central Texas, that is San Antonio...

I think around Central Texas, that is San Antonio and Austin, its the duration of the ride. Most cyclists live quite a far distance from work and doing more than a 40 minute ride becomes a chore. The...
09-18-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,660
Posted By zandoval

I agree that Stem Shifters are taking a bad rap....

I agree that Stem Shifters are taking a bad rap. Finding a nice set of affordable Stem or Down Tube shifters is becoming a real chore...
09-18-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,877
Posted By zandoval

That guy didn't see ship! Not the road, not the...

That guy didn't see ship! Not the road, not the curve, not the flashing light. Just his cell phone message for his next toke...

I am so glad you are OK...
09-18-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,707
Posted By zandoval

WOW! - Double WOW!!!This is going to be fun, Fun,...

WOW! - Double WOW!!!This is going to be fun, Fun, FUN...
09-17-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 577
Posted By zandoval

Great question and good post. There is a lot of...

Great question and good post. There is a lot of youtubes on this type of removal as you know.

I think your question is more of having the right size wrench for the job. When trying out bottom...
09-16-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,112
Posted By zandoval

Ok... I get it now... Very Nice Bike!

Ok... I get it now... Very Nice Bike!
09-16-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,112
Posted By zandoval

Ha... So funny... Stud, it's a Franken Bike not a...

Ha... So funny... Stud, it's a Franken Bike not a "Restoration". You know this! The bike looks fantastic and it appears to have that presence that insures a very nice ride. Get that Goose Neck Quil...
09-16-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By zandoval

What a nice bike! I like it... Do note that...

What a nice bike! I like it...

Do note that the plastic covering over your license plate could get ya a 1500 USD fine in Texas...
09-16-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By zandoval

Your stash sounds like a holly grail... My poor...

Your stash sounds like a holly grail... My poor stash and parts bins are so empty they must be containers of dark energy... Ha
09-15-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By zandoval

It must be really nice to be able to actually...

It must be really nice to be able to actually know what the tension is on your spokes. My little knockoff ChiCom spoke tension tool is a very use full tool for me. I use it allot when balancing out...
09-15-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,699
Posted By zandoval

Where are the Shade Tree Mechanics?

Where are the Shade Tree Mechanics?
09-15-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,699
Posted By zandoval

And at a closer look you will find they have...

And at a closer look you will find they have convenient financing forms in hand for that new bike your going to order...
09-15-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 854
Posted By zandoval

What!!! Only One Rear View Mirror, And No...

What!!! Only One Rear View Mirror, And No Streamers!!!
09-15-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 793
Posted By zandoval

I helped a guy repair his mountain bike that had...

I helped a guy repair his mountain bike that had a bent derailleur hanger. The derailleur actually was slammed into the spokes momentarily. Checking the spokes I noticed shallow indentations and...
09-14-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 304
Posted By zandoval

Ha... You are correct! I just never thought about...

Ha... You are correct! I just never thought about it that way.

As to the OP: This drive train is worn, not damaged, not really abused, not broken, and certainly not beyond simple repair. Fixr Up n...
09-14-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 793
Posted By zandoval

I have never had a spoke break in the middle. But...

I have never had a spoke break in the middle. But then I'm a heavy guy. Mine have snapped at the neck.

Is a spoke breaking in the middle common?
Forum: Touring
09-13-22, 11:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,919
Posted By zandoval

We have used aluminum Swiss stove in our Troop...

We have used aluminum Swiss stove in our Troop for many years. On one occasion our consolidated supply of Denatured Alcohol got compromised in transport. So for the week end we used dried branches in...
09-13-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 3,620,221
Posted By zandoval

Dumped in the woods - 2011 REI Novara Fiona......

Dumped in the woods - 2011 REI Novara Fiona... Blow out on back tire. Bent rear derailleur. Chain stuck between dork disk and cassette. Bars tilted. Could be he figured not worth the trouble. Or he...
09-12-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 952
Posted By zandoval

Me too, but lately I have just gone over to the...

Me too, but lately I have just gone over to the Walmart for cables on my Franken Builds. For cables Stainless Rules. I also use economical cable housings too. I do, however, spray the inside of the...
09-11-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,536
Posted By zandoval

Dude... It's right there in your flat fix...

Dude... It's right there in your flat fix kit..."Vulcanizing Cement"Do the appropriate cleaning of the edge then slap on a thin dap of vulcanizing cement to the frame and the vinyl decal. Next comes...
09-09-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By zandoval

Just think of all you have learned just doing the...

Just think of all you have learned just doing the basics. Fun. FUN FUN...

Skip that talk of doing a Classic Vintage Restoration. There is nothing wrong with economical modern day components. I...
09-09-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By zandoval

An 1898 Phebus Fixy, with a steel frame, 36...

An 1898 Phebus Fixy, with a steel frame, 36 spokes, rubber tires with tubes, steel rims, cottered crank... Man... What a deal...
Don't think they make a Tutu in my size... Rats...
...
09-09-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By zandoval

Well... Welcome back! It's gonna be fun! ...

Well... Welcome back! It's gonna be fun!

Finding the right bicycle and fit can be as hard as finding that holy grail, "The Comfortable Saddle".

I would suggest buying a cheap quasi road bike...
09-09-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 731
Posted By zandoval

Here's another vote for: "Aero Tech Gel Padded...

Here's another vote for: "Aero Tech Gel Padded Leather Cotton Crochet Fingerless Cycling Gloves" Amazon 24 USD.

They fit my large hands and have extra padding at the wrist. I replace my gloves...
09-08-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 846
Posted By zandoval

You could probably make a quick temporary fix by...

You could probably make a quick temporary fix by bending a piece of aluminum to keep the quick release axle from shifting. Here is a pic to one I made for a horizontal dropout. On my 80s UNIVEGA It...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-08-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 841
Posted By zandoval

I'll throw in a comment... If the repair doesn't...

I'll throw in a comment... If the repair doesn't play out consider the fact that this bike could be a..."PRIMO FIXY!!!"
09-08-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 712
Posted By zandoval

I have been looking at the Icetrikes...

I have been looking at the Icetrikes configuration. I know my arthritis and proprioception are slowly getting worse. I am not a fan of recliner bikes as when I tried them out years ago I did not do...
09-07-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,363
Posted By zandoval

And your wheels went out of true! I don't...

And your wheels went out of true! I don't understand the the surprise. Sure they went out of true!

You always need to check everything on your bike after a fall. Even my old steel ones. I know you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 722
Posted By zandoval

Yep!!! It's a major score... But don't forget the...

Yep!!! It's a major score... But don't forget the Streamers!

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09-04-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,803
Posted By zandoval

White... I wanna see the dirt... And yes...

White... I wanna see the dirt...

And yes "Bianchi Girl" - Celeste
09-04-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By zandoval

WOW! That's a long wheel base for sure...

WOW! That's a long wheel base for sure...
09-04-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,658
Posted By zandoval

No matter how short or how long or how difficult...

No matter how short or how long or how difficult its coming up my driveway having survived another ride...
09-04-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,071
Posted By zandoval

Sure, but not without further damage. There...

Sure, but not without further damage.

There are many ways ta fix this easy. Drill a hole at the end of the crack. Remove the head set lower cup. Clamp the head to close the crack. Wrap the out...
09-03-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 709
Posted By zandoval

CMC to MC Joint instability. It could be from the...

CMC to MC Joint instability. It could be from the bars but you can injure these joints just from straining the tendons and muscles doing regular routines. I messed up my CMC-MC joints recently just...
09-03-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 322
Posted By zandoval

Pinarello Gavia (Columbus TSX) Wow! It's nice to...

Pinarello Gavia (Columbus TSX) Wow! It's nice to see people taking the time and effort to maintain as much a true to manufacture vintage bicycle. A real challenge. Bikes like this make me realize how...
09-03-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,107
Posted By zandoval

My Pre-Flight Check List. I am and old guy...

My Pre-Flight Check List.

I am and old guy now so its quite long. But not so frustrating when I find some thing wrong... Ha
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