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12-04-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 473
Posted By masi61

I previously had a Duopar Eco on my touring bike...

I previously had a Duopar Eco on my touring bike when I ran it in 3x6 friction shifting. But I switched it to SunTour Accushift with an X-1 RD, and XCD FD and Superbe Pro accushift ready 7 speed down...
12-04-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 243
Posted By masi61

Of the 3 contact points (saddle/handlebars/pedals) which holds you back the most?

When I was a young rider I would say it was the saddle. Because it took a lot of adjusting and experimentation to get it right for all day comfort.

But these days it has become the pedal/foot...
12-01-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 407
Posted By masi61

Look for a Shimano 7 speed cassette hub that has...

Look for a Shimano 7 speed cassette hub that has the uniglide/HG combo freehub body. These can be mountain spec (135mm spacing) or road spec (130mm spacing). Shimano 105, Ultegra 6208, Deore LX,...
11-29-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By masi61

Pacenti makes some nice silver rims. Velocity...

Pacenti makes some nice silver rims. Velocity A23's and Quill rims are available in both polished and silver anodized.
11-29-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,098
Posted By masi61

Claim your lane as you approach 4 way stops and...

Claim your lane as you approach 4 way stops and traffic lights. It may block the motorist behind you but that is the point. It increases safety because you make your intentions clear. A motorist may...
11-26-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By masi61

I would think that finding a double (or triple)...

I would think that finding a double (or triple) 110 bcd square taper crank that will work with your current axle should be doable. You could buy new or used. You could also try a 110/74 bcd triple...
11-25-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By masi61

could you clarify though if you intend to...

could you clarify though if you intend to continue running the same square taper crank? Are you wanting wider range gearing compared with the way it is now?
11-25-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By masi61

Your current handlebars do look comfortable but...

Your current handlebars do look comfortable but if it were me I would miss having the option of riding the drops. Are you wedded to your current bars or could you fit some shallow drop gravel bars?
...
11-24-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By masi61

If the defect in the clear anodizing does not go...

If the defect in the clear anodizing does not go all the way to the raw aluminum, it might be possible to use several grades of heavy cutting rubbing compound and working up to a fine grade polish...
11-24-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By masi61

If you are OK with the current (square taper)...

If you are OK with the current (square taper) bottom bracket axle, could you take some digital calipers & let us know what the BB axle width is (mm width)?
11-24-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By masi61

which specific part are you considering removing...

which specific part are you considering removing the anodizing from?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By masi61

Any clincher road wheelset that is not tubeless...

Any clincher road wheelset that is not tubeless ready should be crossed off your list. Road tubeless is really great.

I thought that all Fulcrum wheels sold now were “2 way fit” meaning they can...
11-18-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By masi61

can you explain further? Is it excessive wear on...

can you explain further? Is it excessive wear on one of the chainrings? Or something to do with the axle? I can’t tell.
11-17-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By masi61

I bought a triple set of KCNC "cobweb" CNC 7075...

I bought a triple set of KCNC "cobweb" CNC 7075 chainrings in the 104/64 BCD size. I plan to use them on a Cannondale Silk Tour bike that I am restoring. They would fit your tandem cranks I think. No...
11-17-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By masi61

I use the Lezyne digital gauge and find it to be...

I use the Lezyne digital gauge and find it to be very nice. Of my 2 regular road bikes, one has latex tubes, the other is tubeless. My aluminum bike becomes harsh riding on 25mm latex tubed clinchers...
11-14-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By masi61

I'm not sure but I am curious about differences...

I'm not sure but I am curious about differences in cantilever post length. Also, if the post is too long, I saw a Cyclus tool recently that "faces" the ends of cantilever posts down. Has anybody seen...
11-14-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,938
Posted By masi61

I tried the Kool Stop salmon Shimano inserts but...

I tried the Kool Stop salmon Shimano inserts but did not understand the "wings" on the back. I could never get them adjusted to my satisfaction and found that the wear was exceptionally fast. For...
11-14-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,938
Posted By masi61

I always seem to see oversized older road bikes...

I always seem to see oversized older road bikes where the SR LaPrade seatpost is "slammed" so low that it is messing up the seat clamping cluster.
11-14-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,962
Posted By masi61

Disorganized collector with grand intentions of a...

Disorganized collector with grand intentions of a great organizational system here. I have thought about using slat wall, or building custom cubicles using some high quality baltic birch plywood and...
11-14-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,527
Views: 301,346
Posted By masi61

Zeus hubs are definitely classy ! But I just...

Zeus hubs are definitely classy ! But I just wanted to give you props for a great vinyl record storage system !
11-12-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,763
Posted By masi61

I’m sorry, could you clarify what an “AMA” would...

I’m sorry, could you clarify what an “AMA” would be?

I get acronym confusion quite a bit. I work in the medical field so when I read “AMA” I think against medical advice…
11-07-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,763
Posted By masi61

Maybe Gary himself could join the forum and share...

Maybe Gary himself could join the forum and share some of his insights. Sort of the way that Doug Fattic does. I for one would really love that. I have a ton of Klein questions.
11-07-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By masi61

My tendency is to not aim for the "Pebble Beach...

My tendency is to not aim for the "Pebble Beach Concours state" so much as just properly updating the bike to accept the best functioning, and best looking components and make it relevant and a go-to...
11-07-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By masi61

Grail type bikes you picked up for a song due to avoidance of proprietary

...parts (by the previous owner).

I have a really nice Klein Performance that had the Klein pressfit bottom bracket removed and the owner pressed in Phil external BB bearings to run a Shimano HT2...
11-03-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,238
Posted By masi61

When I had some 32 x 32 used Dura Ace 7900 hubs...

When I had some 32 x 32 used Dura Ace 7900 hubs built up with Velocity A223 rims, I tried to get the rear in OC but could not obtain one in the polished finish that I wanted so I went with the...
11-02-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By masi61

Pinched in like that is not by design. If that...

Pinched in like that is not by design. If that HED seatpost is a 27.2, is there a chance that the seat tube had been previously reamed to 27.4mm?
11-01-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By masi61

You can also use a Hyperglide (HG) cog checker...

You can also use a Hyperglide (HG) cog checker tool. I have the German one (Rohloff)....
10-30-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By masi61

Bummer, I was hoping it would go through for you.

Bummer, I was hoping it would go through for you.
10-26-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By masi61

How does the triple Dura Ace crank mesh with the...

How does the triple Dura Ace crank mesh with the Campagnolo long cage triple group?
10-24-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By masi61

No problem, so the order went through?

No problem, so the order went through?
10-23-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By masi61

so yeah, I'm pretty sure that after multiple...

so yeah, I'm pretty sure that after multiple revolutions of the rear wheel with some bubbling and aerosolization of latex sealant out of this seam, most likely the whole inside of the rim now has a...
10-23-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By masi61

Yeah, I wondered about rim imbalance. If the...

Yeah, I wondered about rim imbalance. If the original failure to seal was from the stem which is 180 degrees from the rim seam, then the sealant would have had to travel clear to the other side of...
10-22-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By masi61

It appears that this is an old web page though....

It appears that this is an old web page though. Maybe somebody can email them to see if they are still obtainable. Because if you try to navigate this link, I don't believe the option exists to...
10-22-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By masi61

tubeless sealant that leaks into rim extrusion...

Is a small amount of leakage upon the initial install on a road tubeless taped rim OK? I mean that on a new installation of a hutchinson fusion 5 tubeless 25 mm tire on a new Velocity Quill rim with...
10-22-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By masi61

Titanium Chainring Bolts, Titanium Crank Bolts,...

Titanium Chainring Bolts, Titanium Crank Bolts, KCNC Chainring Parts (http://www.torontocycles.com/Selling/Chainrings_and_Cranks.html)

here is the webpage where I saw the washers. Maybe you could...
10-22-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By masi61

Let us know how it goes. there was a titanium...

Let us know how it goes.
there was a titanium hardware vendor in Toronto who listed all kinds of bike fasteners on their site. One of the titanium hardware items were these this thin washers that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-22, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By masi61

Just curious because I bought a set of NOS 6650...

Just curious because I bought a set of NOS 6650 cranks on eBay that came without chainrings. I bought Absolute Black 110 chainrings in 52/36 but got the black ones accidentally. They had them in...
10-16-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By masi61

Just curious - any idea when Chris King will make...

Just curious - any idea when Chris King will make more of this tool? I have 2 wheel sets with Chris King hubs (R45’s?) and would like to be able to service them when needed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By masi61

The Dura Ace 9000 is the newer style with smaller...

The Dura Ace 9000 is the newer style with smaller outboard bearings. The comparable current Ultegra bottom bracket which I believe is the BBR-60. The difference between these 2 is minimal other than...
10-14-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By masi61

Where to buy Gore-Tex Windstopper fabric?

I'd like to have some WindStopper fabric (in bulk). I would like to try to have some of it sewn in to some of my cycling garments to block the wind. Does anyone who sews or knows someone who sews...
10-14-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By masi61

I can't point you to a specific YouTube on Dura...

I can't point you to a specific YouTube on Dura Ace 7800 (10 speed series) but maybe check the Park Tools website. Their guy Calvin is very entertaining and gives some really clear instruction on how...
10-13-22, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By masi61

Thanks for the reality check on this. I really...

Thanks for the reality check on this. I really liked the story about the wooden rims but in actual practice if I followed through with a build I could see where “wonky” was a potential outcome of...
10-13-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By masi61

Jeff Wills - thanks for the info on the Chris...

Jeff Wills - thanks for the info on the Chris King open house, if I was nearby I would love to go. I appreciate the photos of the “mango” Chris King centerlock hub, the orange Hope rotor and the wood...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By masi61

Yes i Have a 9000 BB with 7800 cranks & it...

Yes

i Have a 9000 BB with 7800 cranks & it works perfect so should also work fine with 6650.
10-11-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By masi61

Crazy NeoRetro wheel build ideas

Call me nuts but my mind is always creating virtual custom wheel builds ultimate take to my LBS wheelbuilder.

He has always been a proponent of tubular tires, sort of an old school roadie type...
10-10-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By masi61

Wanting to prepare (and repair) my winter clothing

With October being unseasonably cold, I have already brought out some of my winter apparel. I don't mind the crisp, sunny days and will start rides with temps in the 30's if I know that it will be...
10-09-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 333
Posted By masi61

I have a Ritchey Superlogic 350mm 27.2 post that...

I have a Ritchey Superlogic 350mm 27.2 post that is shimmed in a 30.0 seat tube on my titanium “Veritas” bike. I tried 2 different aluminum ones and they both creaked. I then happened upon the...
10-06-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By masi61

I suspect that this is common, especially...

I suspect that this is common, especially considering you have not ridden these wheels for several months.
I imagine it is even more predictable for certain brands of tape. I have hard a pretty...
10-05-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,428
Posted By masi61

Looking for a 1st generation SunTour Superbe...

Looking for a 1st generation SunTour Superbe front hub in 24 or 28 hole drilling. I’m taking about the series with the gold decal that says SUPERBE. If it had the correct skewer that would be icing...
10-05-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By masi61

My senses calm down when my bike is mostly quiet....

My senses calm down when my bike is mostly quiet. I doubt that the extra friction of mechanically noisy parts impacts average speeds too much but when it is quiet I probably do push harder and maybe...
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