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09-09-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By Reynolds

I can only speak about my Nexus 8 - no noticeable...

I can only speak about my Nexus 8 - no noticeable heat after 2-3 hours of continuous use.
09-08-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 672
Posted By Reynolds

So you need to raise the FD 2-3mm. Could you file...

So you need to raise the FD 2-3mm. Could you file the braze on slot that much, is there enough material?
09-06-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Reynolds

I used a scraper made with an old hacksaw blade...

I used a scraper made with an old hacksaw blade and some sandpaper. Took me about 1 1/2 hrs.
09-06-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Reynolds

Soldered 3 guides, all went OK. Before...

Soldered 3 guides, all went OK.
Before finishing:


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Finished:...
09-04-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Reynolds

Thanks all! I'll give it a try.

Thanks all! I'll give it a try.
09-04-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 672
Posted By Reynolds

I'd take it to a shop that had the tool...

I'd take it to a shop that had the tool JohnDThompson posted, but if I couldn't find any, a machinist should be able to do it with a lathe. It would cost more though.
09-03-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 672
Posted By Reynolds

I'd measure the steerer with a micrometer and cut...

I'd measure the steerer with a micrometer and cut it to correct size if needed.
09-03-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Reynolds

Soldering wiring guides on steel frame?

After 11 years and 50,000kms I'm going to strip and brush-paint (thanks randyjawa!) my steel hybrid frame. I use dynamo lighting with the wires fastened with zip ties. Thought to make guides from...
09-03-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By Reynolds

Yes it can be straightened, but probably to...

Yes it can be straightened, but probably to "rideable" condition, not to perfection. Depends on your level of exigency IMO.
08-25-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,869
Posted By Reynolds

Same here - I use it too, in spite of the haters.

Same here - I use it too, in spite of the haters.
08-25-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,869
Posted By Reynolds

Bikeforums isn't what it used to be. Some years...

Bikeforums isn't what it used to be. Some years ago, a lot of people would have jumped on the OP shouting he was wrong, because AVERAGE SPEED MEANS NOTHING!
08-20-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,929
Posted By Reynolds

Maybe the builder thought: "Why do it simple and...

Maybe the builder thought: "Why do it simple and neat if I can do it more complicated and uglier?"
Forum: Commuting
08-19-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By Reynolds

I often carry 100+ lbs, but I ride in flat...

I often carry 100+ lbs, but I ride in flat terrain.
07-18-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,610
Posted By Reynolds

Made me laugh. Mark Twain is great!

Made me laugh. Mark Twain is great!
07-17-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,144
Posted By Reynolds

Over straps for me, no question. Now I have a...

Over straps for me, no question. Now I have a bigger problem: my helmet has a mesh inside that prevents inserting the glasses' temple pieces in the vent holes (glasses upside down of course) to look...
07-17-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Reynolds

Sounds like... victory!

Sounds like... victory!
07-17-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,610
Posted By Reynolds

There used to be a time when most nouns were...

There used to be a time when most nouns were capitalized, but not all of them, which puzzles me.
07-17-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,610
Posted By Reynolds

The country is Colombia, not Columbia.

The country is Colombia, not Columbia.
07-04-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By Reynolds

a) The method I cited is different (and better)...

a) The method I cited is different (and better) than using an expansor. The cup won't break, distortion is minimal if you do it carefully and on the sleeve only - the bearing race isn't affected.
b)...
07-03-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By Reynolds

You can also make the cup bigger by inserting a...

You can also make the cup bigger by inserting a slip fit steel bar in it and tapping it lightly with a hammer on an anvil. A socket could do if you can find the right one.
I know I'll probably get a...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,311
Posted By Reynolds

Not mine, I saw the pic years ago on the web and...

Not mine, I saw the pic years ago on the web and saved it because it was odd.
Forum: Commuting
07-01-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,311
Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/577x432/mono2a_13999c9f432785d5704e8d395beedf2704fdade0.jpg...
06-28-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,905
Posted By Reynolds

Ruin her life? No. But I think she deserves a...

Ruin her life? No. But I think she deserves a civil suit.
06-27-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,514
Posted By Reynolds

My son is left handed and also has this problem....

My son is left handed and also has this problem. If you say him "Turn right (or left) now, quick" he often mistakes sides. Doesn't happen if he has a moment to think, though.
06-26-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,905
Posted By Reynolds

First one: ...

First one:

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06-26-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,905
Posted By Reynolds

Waiting for the "Allez opi omi" memes...

Waiting for the "Allez opi omi" memes...
06-25-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,514
Posted By Reynolds

Fixed cup on NDS?

Fixed cup on NDS?
06-24-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By Reynolds

This is a true restoration IMO!

This is a true restoration IMO!
06-17-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By Reynolds

I'd try unscrewing the cup as much as possible by...

I'd try unscrewing the cup as much as possible by hand and see if the balls can come out (this could work if they are loose, not if in a retainer), then screwing the cup back as far as it will go, so...
06-16-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,451
Posted By Reynolds

"Recommend me a good power meter,...

"Recommend me a good power meter, please"
06-15-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,451
Posted By Reynolds

"That old (Colnago, Pinarello, De Rosa, etc...)...

"That old (Colnago, Pinarello, De Rosa, etc...) would be ideal for a fixie"
06-15-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,451
Posted By Reynolds

Everyone has a dark side.

Everyone has a dark side.
06-15-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,451
Posted By Reynolds

"I need to update the software for my...

"I need to update the software for my shifters"
06-15-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,451
Posted By Reynolds

BB 30 is great.

BB 30 is great.
06-12-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Reynolds

If this worked, I think you'll have no problems: ...

If this worked, I think you'll have no problems:

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06-11-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,759
Posted By Reynolds

100R, 90F. I'm 155.

100R, 90F. I'm 155.
06-03-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,302
Posted By Reynolds

Looks like a bike one might see in a nightmare.

Looks like a bike one might see in a nightmare.
06-02-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Reynolds

I make my own scrapers from old hacksaw blades....

I make my own scrapers from old hacksaw blades. For the handle, just wrap an old rag on it. Recycler or cheapskate? 😄
06-01-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By Reynolds

Could be useful for a 20" wheel bike.

Could be useful for a 20" wheel bike.
05-12-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,132
Posted By Reynolds

Works for me too. Precision!

Works for me too. Precision!
05-08-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,509
Posted By Reynolds

Very nice frame! Looks NOS. The number hanger was...

Very nice frame! Looks NOS. The number hanger was standard issue?
I think any silver high end group would do.
05-08-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Reynolds

Nice bike! Maybe it isn't as "user friendly" as a...

Nice bike! Maybe it isn't as "user friendly" as a modern one, but it has an appeal of its own.
05-07-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,741
Posted By Reynolds

A man's rust bucket is another's patina.

A man's rust bucket is another's patina.
05-06-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,284
Posted By Reynolds

All of them on rod brake DLs. Maybe the Sports...

All of them on rod brake DLs. Maybe the Sports were different?
05-06-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,284
Posted By Reynolds

Great to see such efforts to get this bike back...

Great to see such efforts to get this bike back on the road!
As those are thick walled tubes, maybe you could straighten them with a hydraulic press? I'd make some wooden cradles and try it....
05-05-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,763
Posted By Reynolds

Pics please! Just kidding... :lol:

Pics please!
Just kidding... :lol:
05-03-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,779
Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-03-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,421
Posted By Reynolds

I'd reassemble it with loose balls and see how it...

I'd reassemble it with loose balls and see how it goes. I've seen worse than that remedied with loose balls.
Forum: Foo
05-02-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,148
Posted By Reynolds

I heard that many years ago, back then it was...

I heard that many years ago, back then it was said that a near full tank avoided condensation.
Forum: Foo
05-02-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,329
Posted By Reynolds

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