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08-02-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,894
Posted By masi61

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I have not weighed it yet.
08-02-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By masi61

Correct! Since you are securing your HG cassette...

Correct! Since you are securing your HG cassette with an HG lockring it appears you have a 7403 hub. The spline pattern is actually the same. So you can run a 9 or 10 speed cassette on there. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,835
Posted By masi61

My experience with thinning the wax by heating...

My experience with thinning the wax by heating the crock pot on high is that the chain is a bit starved for wax and then starts to become noisy much earlier. This is my biggest complaint about waxing...
07-23-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By masi61

Some cycling apparel companies make different...

Some cycling apparel companies make different grades of synthetic chamois pads. I use Voler and their lime green colored pad (I will have to look up the name of it - I think it might be the "orion"...
07-17-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By masi61

Well I know that with no photos my thread isn't...

Well I know that with no photos my thread isn't going anywhere fast....

Good news about the Klein Performance. I now have a used Dura Ace 7803 triple crankset mounted and it appears it will work...
07-03-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By masi61

21 mm bead to bead might require 23 or even 24mm...

21 mm bead to bead might require 23 or even 24mm to account for the curvature of the well.
06-16-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By masi61

nearly built but incomplete "Grail" bikes at a discount

I'm no role model for finishing classic road bike builds in a reasonable time frame. My thoughts on how to complete each one have to marinate in my mind and gradually a great build takes shape. Some...
06-07-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By masi61

I’m using “Gulf” canning wax that I buy at the...

I’m using “Gulf” canning wax that I buy at the grocery store and melt in a mini-crock pot. Currently I am trying to thin the wax slightly with a tablespoon or two of lamp oil from Wal-mart. For best...
06-05-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By masi61

Ever since I began waxing my chains (3 years...

Ever since I began waxing my chains (3 years almost now) , my bikes appear almost surgically clean to others. I wipe down my frame tubes with "tub-o-towels" and also remove my wheels and spay them in...
06-05-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,050
Posted By masi61

If the carbon fork you are using (and that is...

If the carbon fork you are using (and that is shown in the photo of the 1st post) has a carbon steer tube, using it at such extremes of excessive spacers could be considered "abuse". I would not ride...
06-02-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,333
Posted By masi61

eBay as a buyer, but...

I’m reluctant to try to sell anything again.
To the con artist who claimed they never received the Campagnolo peanut butter wrench or crank puller - I hope you get defrauded the way you ripped me...
05-30-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,777
Posted By masi61

+1 on all these remarks. Winner or Winner Pro...

+1 on all these remarks. Winner or Winner Pro “4-prong” freewheels have the asymmetric spacing that indexes correctly with Suntour Accushift shift levers. The 6/7 speed Superbe Pro levers were a bit...
05-26-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,123
Posted By masi61

Dura Ace 7700 with the matching 7700 Octalink BB...

Dura Ace 7700 with the matching 7700 Octalink BB would make the most sense since you want to keep it original. Or you could spec a Cannondale Crank. Not sure if the CAAD3 era frames had the...
05-26-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,123
Posted By masi61

So I assume you are sticking with Dura Ace 7700...

So I assume you are sticking with Dura Ace 7700 2x9 shifting?

Also, have you looked up the vintage Cannondale catalogs from the CAAD3 era? I want say that the SAECO replica frameset was sold as a...
05-13-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,268
Posted By masi61

Exercise but(t) do a different workout

I’d say let your butt heal for a least 1 day, then ride the next day. If you can do a fitness class or a yoga class or even just vigorous home chore/yard work that would work accessory muscles/core...
05-11-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By masi61

RocThrower thanks a bunch for the encouragement....

RocThrower thanks a bunch for the encouragement. I am dying to get this bike out on the road and start enjoying the benefits of disc brakes.
04-24-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By masi61

Check the clearance on your shim as you put it in...

Check the clearance on your shim as you put it in the seat tube first (before the Thomson). So long as the lip does not extend proud of the thickness of the seat tube, you should be fine and have no...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,804
Posted By masi61

I was going to say Velocity Deep V or DT Swiss...

I was going to say Velocity Deep V or DT Swiss RR 1.2’s might be worth looking into but there are more modern aluminum semi-aero choices that would be even better.

My thought is that the DT...
04-17-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,944
Posted By masi61

My one actual road tubeless experience is not one...

My one actual road tubeless experience is not one of better or worse but just different.

I have 25mm width Panaracer Race A Evo 3 tubeless tires on one of my road bikes and have finally gotten...
04-14-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By masi61

Yes, let us know how it goes. Being apprehensive...

Yes, let us know how it goes. Being apprehensive on roads with cars is for sure normal. If you weren’t apprehensive, you might be more at risk of having a crash. Bike handling skills take practice....
04-14-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,944
Posted By masi61

oh yeah, I just heard the story about the ongoing...

oh yeah, I just heard the story about the ongoing bike shortages yesterday on NPR. Every body is still out of stock of both bikes and parts.

I have 2 vintage California Masi’s. One is a black...
04-11-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,944
Posted By masi61

Why not oversized aluminum?

Cannondales - new or used have all kinds of options that would be perfectly robust for even the heaviest of riders. For maximum durability, having custom wheels built is where I would put a good...
04-10-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By masi61

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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As configured here, the sizing is in line with...
04-02-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,795
Posted By masi61

jamesdak thanks for reminding us of the...

jamesdak thanks for reminding us of the importance of preventing head injuries. I need to get a better helmet, one with the MIPS system like the Smith branded one that several riders in my bike club...
03-24-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,878
Posted By masi61

Aside from the super great fender install,...

Aside from the super great fender install, everything about this ride is, well... freaking awesome!

I’ve got lots of non-fender related questions such as: 1) Is that a Specialties TA triplizer...
03-21-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,504
Posted By masi61

Twist tooth?

When you say “modern twist tooth” I am confused. The most modern freewheel cog design that folks usually say are so great would be the inexpensive, Shimano freewheels with Hyperglide cog contouring....
Forum: Touring
03-16-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,712
Posted By masi61

Internal measurement of fenders?

Could you remove the wheel and use some metric calipers or ruler and determine if 35’s could fit in there? This way you’ll have a better idea if purchasing the fatter tires is the right way to...
03-11-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,713
Posted By masi61

My belly is far from flat right now since I am...

My belly is far from flat right now since I am back around #210 after being 185# a few years back. I’ve noticed that when riding outside (or doing spinning or a gym class where I engage my core) my...
03-10-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,608
Posted By masi61

Because the photo provides a visual of a very...

Because the photo provides a visual of a very classic yet modern bike. The titanium disc frame that permitted the wide tires is like a modern classic....

One design ethic that existed in the rim...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,671
Posted By masi61

Panaracer Race A Evo3

In the 25 mm width. I got these from Excel Sports Boulder at a good price. I think they have now been replaced with the “Evo4” version now although no one in the USA seems to carry it.

But the...
02-16-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,037
Posted By masi61

polymorphself - that protruding spoke should not...

polymorphself - that protruding spoke should not be like that. It would most certainly eventually puncture the tube internally even with Velox rim tape. The wheelbuilder miscalculated the spoke...
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By masi61

The only way to gauge is through completed...

The only way to gauge is through completed auctions?

‘The fact that the hub is built up could lower the value very slightly or be fine dependent on the quality/desirability factor of the specific...
01-04-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By masi61

A lot of old school LBS mechanics used to have a...

A lot of old school LBS mechanics used to have a chainring bending tool which is probably quite similar to the disc bending tool you are referring to. I'm not sure if the thickness of a brake rotor...
01-01-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By masi61

+1 to the setback one being odd. The zero setback...

+1 to the setback one being odd. The zero setback one on the other hand, is great!
01-01-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,956
Posted By masi61

Finish some of these d*mn bike builds and road...

Finish some of these d*mn bike builds and road test them and decide on the keepers!

...
12-31-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,398
Posted By masi61

Very cool ride ! I remember seeing that one...

Very cool ride !

I remember seeing that one in the '91 catalog. That headset looks like a Mavic, yes?

I purchased a similar Cannondale size small touring bike with all original components...
12-26-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,973
Posted By masi61

There was a recent thread talking about "thread...

There was a recent thread talking about "thread stoppers" or "thread killers" and to be honest I never even got around to reading that thread. But I thought about the concept as it pertains to me not...
12-25-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By masi61

1” MTB forks do seem to be hard to come by, but...

1” MTB forks do seem to be hard to come by, but not THAT hard. I helped a friend update his Mongoose MTB that had a useless “shock” fork. I bought a used Tange unicrown threaded MTB fork that had the...
12-21-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,596
Posted By masi61

I hope this helps!

I hope this helps!
12-21-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,596
Posted By masi61

Ditto to riding what you have as pdlamb said....

Ditto to riding what you have as pdlamb said. Ditto also to what dabac says.

Stickney - when you say you used 2020 to get back more cycling miles, could you speak to what those 2020 miles back in...
11-22-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,399
Posted By masi61

Oh crap! Well, I guess I can thank joedab for...

Oh crap! Well, I guess I can thank joedab for reviving a bit of a zombie thread. It is a worthwhile topic though.
11-17-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,040
Posted By masi61

Going into a hobby with evolving goals of...

Going into a hobby with evolving goals of discovery means that the end game is naturally going to be quite different in actual implementation than one’s predicted end game.

scarlson , I enjoyed...
11-17-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,013
Posted By masi61

I can’t assist much with maintenance since my...

I can’t assist much with maintenance since my main pair of 7700 rear, 7703 triple front I purchased new over 10 years ago. That iteration was already superseded by the 10 speed 7800 series but I...
11-16-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,062
Posted By masi61

Another bump on this thread for a further update:...

Another bump on this thread for a further update:

I now believe that the nodule I have been experiencing is indeed an infected Sebaceous Cyst with clogged sebaceous glands. I'm beginning to think...
11-06-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,906
Posted By masi61

Yeah, you might be right. I like the feel the way...

Yeah, you might be right. I like the feel the way I do it for these particular polished rims. I’ve got them braking really well most of the time, not grabby but positive braking. I have Dura Ace 7700...
11-05-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,402
Posted By masi61

I have read recent article in Road Bike Action...

I have read recent article in Road Bike Action about modern assumptions about saddle design and saddle tilt. The stubby saddle trend which started more with triathaletes has now found quite a few...
11-04-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,791
Posted By masi61

The Quill rims that the OP is referring to are...

The Quill rims that the OP is referring to are designed to work with rim brakes. They have the same dimensions as the Ailerons in the photo, but with machined sidewalls for rim brake use. The...
11-03-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,791
Posted By masi61

Go for the Velicity Quills, I say! Your 32x32...

Go for the Velicity Quills, I say!
Your 32x32 Shimano Sante’ hubs with their pearl white would most likely look cool with the Quill rims in white, though matte Silver or polished would also look...
10-31-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By masi61

Yet another trick is to put a tube in it and...

Yet another trick is to put a tube in it and inflate to seat the beads. Then deflate, dismount one bead without disturbing the other. Then remove the tube and reinstall the tubeless valve. Give it...
10-28-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By masi61

As you are finding out, getting the freehub off...

As you are finding out, getting the freehub off while the wheel is already disassembled is daunting. You may have to loosely re-build the wheel with some of the old spokes in order to give you...
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