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05-20-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By Aubergine

He needs to find a bike that will fit his...

He needs to find a bike that will fit his seatpost.
05-20-24, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By cb400bill

No need to rehash this topic. Thread closed.

No need to rehash this topic.

Thread closed.
05-20-24, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By howsteepisit

Oddly enough, 27.2 - 26.8 is ............0.4 mm!...

Oddly enough, 27.2 - 26.8 is ............0.4 mm! shocking I know.
05-20-24, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By Koyote

I'm wondering why you want to acquire so many old...

I'm wondering why you want to acquire so many old cheap bikes(?)
05-19-24, 11:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By unterhausen

OP has received good advice and seems to have...

OP has received good advice and seems to have chosen to ignore it. The thread is just going to deteriorate from here. I'm closing for moderator review.
05-19-24, 08:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By Steel Charlie

Are there prizes for post count?

Are there prizes for post count?
05-19-24, 07:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,780
Posted By bruce19

I've been riding motorcycles since 1975 and...

I've been riding motorcycles since 1975 and cycling since around 1982. I was also an MSF Instructor. There are a lot of factors that influence safety in both activities. For instance, on a moto being...
05-19-24, 05:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 977
Posted By shelbyfv

Bummer but kudos for owning up. Some would have...

Bummer but kudos for owning up. Some would have posted a rant about Trek. :rolleyes:
05-18-24, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By FBinNY

The beauty of the friction shifting world is just...

The beauty of the friction shifting world is just about everything works with just about everything else.

So, the keys are proper cage width to reasonably match the chain, and curvature and drop...
05-18-24, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By Aushiker

Having slept on it, I have discarded the idea.

Having slept on it, I have discarded the idea.
05-18-24, 09:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 977
Posted By Koyote

No, I donít buy junk. Why would I?

No, I donít buy junk. Why would I?
05-18-24, 08:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

You (an adult I assume) are struggling to fit a...

You (an adult I assume) are struggling to fit a seatpost need to ask for help on a public forum then attack everyone who tries to help. Now you beak off at someone who calls you out on it.

What’s...
05-18-24, 07:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By tomato coupe

Some people just don't know when to quit digging.

Some people just don't know when to quit digging.
05-18-24, 07:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By DorkDisk

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/793x615/26_4_cfe7469cae6759ad1e450acca2b7fff84e7da1bb.png


Blue line is where 27.2 should be. Red line is the measurument, and it reads what?...
05-18-24, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Dark Arrow

Cheers Vegan, I appreciate your insight,...

Cheers Vegan,

I appreciate your insight, especially on the Yamaha motor. I went into the shop to look at a Scott Genius 940 and got caught up with the beautiful red Gasgas lol. Shiny things you...
05-18-24, 03:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By DangerousDanR

Take everything off the frame... put it in an...

Take everything off the frame... put it in an oven. Might take the paint off, but raw steel will look cool. Put the seat post in a very cold freezer, or better yet, dip it in liquid nitrogen. Now,...
05-18-24, 02:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

This is another classic example of how ridiculous...

This is another classic example of how ridiculous things have gotten. Take the simplest least technical challenge possible for a rational adult, which most of us would be embarrassed to ask for...
05-18-24, 01:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By shelbyfv

Typical BF 1) Assume the part is out of spec...

Typical BF 1) Assume the part is out of spec rather than chosen incorrectly. 2) When incorrect choice becomes clear (post is larger than spec for bike) then obfuscate and attack the messengers. So...
05-18-24, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By FBinNY

IMO it's bad karma to take apart a perfectly good...

IMO it's bad karma to take apart a perfectly good wheel.

Also consider that unless you built this 4x the spokes aren't likely the right length for whatever hub you buy.

Build the wheel you...
05-18-24, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 883
Posted By terrymorse

Scotch tape used as rim tape (not "tube liner"),...

Scotch tape used as rim tape (not "tube liner"), as an emergency fix? That's going to tear away at the spoke holes, and rather quickly.

Duct tape would have been better. Or even reinforced...
05-18-24, 11:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By Maelochs

OP: " The suspension seat post doesn't fit. I...

OP: " The suspension seat post doesn't fit. I measured the stock seatpost and it is the same diameter as the suspension seat post."

This is what I call a logical disconnect ..... competing claims...
05-18-24, 10:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By tomato coupe

Average diameter is important when you're trying...

Average diameter is important when you're trying to fit a square peg in a round hole ...
05-18-24, 09:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By shelbyfv

You can continue twisting in the wind or you can...

You can continue twisting in the wind or you can buy the correct size seatpost. Your choice. :beer:
05-18-24, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 771
Posted By rsbob

Placebo effect disguised in a new ride?

Placebo effect disguised in a new ride?
05-18-24, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 771
Posted By 70sSanO

Different days, different results. Plus there is...

Different days, different results. Plus there is an interesting phenomenon that sometimes occurs where can is greater than want.

I imagine most people have experienced a climb where they are in...
05-18-24, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 385
Posted By Aushiker

My bike which I now have, has a Marzocchi Bomber...

My bike which I now have, has a Marzocchi Bomber Z2 100mm 15QRx110 Axle. I believe that is a Fox 34 or similar fork?



According to Sparque the local bike shop they can be ordered in as a 25.4...
05-18-24, 07:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By bboy314

This is incorrect. A seatpost needs to be the...

This is incorrect. A seatpost needs to be the proper fit to the seat tube of the frame. Try clamping a seatpost thatís even 0.2mm under spec and youíll see it doesnít stay in place.
05-18-24, 06:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By Trakhak

The point: given the information that you've...

The point: given the information that you've posted in this thread, you're trying to jam your seat post into a frame that wasn't meant to take that diameter.

FYI, many suspension seat posts are...
05-18-24, 06:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By shelbyfv

What the heck does that mean? It's not...

What the heck does that mean? It's not complicated. The bike takes a 26.4 seatpost, not a 27.2. :foo:
05-18-24, 04:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By Marvelousmarkie

Likewise, it is very unlikely your Miyata used a...

Likewise, it is very unlikely your Miyata used a a 27.2 mm post. Sheldon Brown’s data base does not list a 512, but almost all the Miyatas on it are 26.8.

Measure the seat tube internal dimension...
05-18-24, 04:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By DorkDisk

Specs show a 26.4 seatpost for the Advance ...

Specs show a 26.4 seatpost for the Advance
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/935x411/seatpost_f51e7167317cc5e08329ce99658caf22f3506829.png
05-18-24, 04:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By BobG

My '94 Bruce Gordon Rock & Road takes a 26.8mm...

My '94 Bruce Gordon Rock & Road takes a 26.8mm seatpost. Maybe your '93 GF does too?
05-18-24, 03:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By bboy314

Have you measured the stock seatpost on either...

Have you measured the stock seatpost on either bike?
05-18-24, 03:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By Trakhak

Measure the OD of both seat posts with a caliper...

Measure the OD of both seat posts with a caliper (at several points, to confirm that the diameter is consistent). Do they differ by 1 mm?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-18-24, 12:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,157
Posted By Ron Damon

We'll save this latest incoherent outburst too.

We'll save this latest incoherent outburst too.
05-17-24, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 385
Posted By Aushiker

I rode my new bike home yesterday. The bar is...

I rode my new bike home yesterday. The bar is 24.5mm ...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20240517_115836_2__e0b6b23b59f10dc0d04974694da9a6fe667d5fb0.jpg
05-17-24, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 260
Posted By ScottCommutes

Most of the stuff at Home Depot is home oriented....

Most of the stuff at Home Depot is home oriented. They really do not have a lot of even automotive hardware, and even less bike hardware. I kid you not. I would try asking your local bike shop.
05-17-24, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By shelbyfv

I credit the OP. He asked a reasonable question...

I credit the OP. He asked a reasonable question and didn't argue with those who tried to help. :thumb:
05-17-24, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By Maelochs

All these replies have been really useful and...

All these replies have been really useful and helpful



Is this BF?

:D
05-17-24, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By Richard Cranium

Never ,mind - I found an adapter that raises the...

Never ,mind - I found an adapter that raises the hitch receptacle. Should be no problem now..
05-17-24, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By Hondo6

Same here. MicroShift has publicly stated that...

Same here. MicroShift has publicly stated that MicroNew is a different company, the products are not the same, and has indicated that MicroNew is counterfeiting Microshift designs.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-24, 09:32 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,366
Posted By tomato coupe

Just to summarize: You crashed aluminum...

Just to summarize:

You crashed aluminum wheels into a concrete block at 40 kph (25mph) while loaded with 130 kg (286 lbs.) of weight. From the (disastrous) results, you've concluded that it's...
05-17-24, 09:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 779
Posted By Epilogue4573

Wow! This seems a solid list. I also vouch for...

Wow! This seems a solid list. I also vouch for the torque wrench if any of the parts you are going to touch are carbon fiber since you do not want to break them.
05-17-24, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By MilhouseJ

MicroNEW is a knockoff of MicroSHIFT, and the...

MicroNEW is a knockoff of MicroSHIFT, and the components are of inferior quality. DO NOT be persuaded by the lower price point.
05-16-24, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 883
Posted By shelbyfv

Low profile what? :foo:

Low profile what? :foo:
05-16-24, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By shelbyfv

Must have seemed reasonable to OP at the time. ...

Must have seemed reasonable to OP at the time. :rolleyes:
05-16-24, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By Bald Paul

Funny, there's a subforum for indoor riding...

Funny, there's a subforum for indoor riding somewhere here....
05-16-24, 09:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 883
Posted By 13ollocks

the problem with that is that low-profile car...

the problem with that is that low-profile car tires are augmented by active suspension. For most road bikes, that ~1Ē of air between the tread and the rim is your only suspension element. You need...
05-16-24, 09:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 883
Posted By njkayaker

The tire doesn't fit with the brakes on the...

The tire doesn't fit with the brakes on the Miyata. Thus, the tire doesn't really fit on the bike.

(I'm not sure if you can change the brakes on that bike to ones that have more clearance.)
...
05-16-24, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 883
Posted By Iride01

Bike tires don't have the structure to contain...

Bike tires don't have the structure to contain the profile. If they did, they'd be heavy and very unforgiving of every bump on the road. That'd defeat the reason you are probably wanting wider tires....
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