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08-07-22, 09:49 AM
08-07-22, 03:11 AM
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Posted By grouchysmurf

I've spent many years on boardgamegeek -- this is...

I've spent many years on boardgamegeek -- this is a forum devoted to board games; I read mostly wargame forums -- like, you know, maps with hexagons, small cardboard chits / counters, dice, a 50 page...
08-07-22, 03:04 AM
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Posted By grouchysmurf

The crankset is some low level Suntour, I...

The crankset is some low level Suntour, I believe?

As I am very new to it, I am learning it all with my own hard cash and didn't even think that salvaging of BB is possible to any extent. There...
08-03-22, 01:09 PM
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Views: 962
Posted By grouchysmurf

Crank wouldn't come off. The spindle needed to be...

Crank wouldn't come off. The spindle needed to be sawn through. Cranks are fine, but they may be tight and hard to remove from the new BB, so I should double-check things before I mount them for...
08-03-22, 12:41 PM
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Views: 962
Posted By grouchysmurf

The crank is fine. The guy from the LBS said,...

The crank is fine. The guy from the LBS said, however, that I should be careful when mounting in a bracket as it may again get stuck on it. So before I commit to a specific axle length, I'd better...
08-03-22, 12:37 PM
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Posted By grouchysmurf

My choice is to go full vintage, with some retro...

My choice is to go full vintage, with some retro derailleurs, should I be lucky to find them cheap. There are some available on eBay, there is a guy selling them through the local forum, I may also...
08-02-22, 10:08 AM
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Posted By grouchysmurf

Cheers, everyone. A short update. BB thread is...

Cheers, everyone. A short update.
BB thread is Italian. I visited my FLBS to have the BB and the headset removed. The crank wouldn't come off, so they needed to saw through the spindle and BB is no...
07-26-22, 09:24 AM
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Views: 962
Posted By grouchysmurf

Right. The frame hasn't yet made it to me, so I...

Right. The frame hasn't yet made it to me, so I can't measure the dropouts. Nonetheless, I am checking out the available gear in local stores. What you guys say here opens a world that is completely...
07-25-22, 12:54 PM
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Views: 962
Posted By grouchysmurf

Gravity in Australia driving me nuts,but you can...

Gravity in Australia driving me nuts,but you can get used to it.
07-25-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 962
Posted By grouchysmurf

Thanks! I am below 10 posts and can't post links....

Thanks! I am below 10 posts and can't post links. Thanks for your assistance.
07-25-22, 12:23 PM
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Views: 962
Posted By grouchysmurf

New to this: Italian frame, what cassette?, will the brakes fit?, what have I done?

Alright, as this is my very first post here, I can only hope I chose the right forum. Hello everyone.

I've just made an impulse buy: i.imgur.com/A4sBs8Z.png -- for less than $80 I bought half of...
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