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09-14-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,987
Posted By bark_eater

Well I think it fine. Not so much here, but on...

Well I think it fine. Not so much here, but on other forums, new posters will get raked over the coals for straying over into FAQ teritory with out doing theit own research first.
If i was...
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09-07-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By bark_eater

Get many robots reported?

Get many robots reported?
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09-07-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By bark_eater

Are their AI chat Bots posting on the forum?

Anyone here ever suspected that some of the posters here are AI chat bots? Just as someone who is spending too much time on the forum, I occasionally notice when a new user makes 10 "I like bikes"...
09-06-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 999
Posted By bark_eater

just sayn....

just sayn....
09-06-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 586
Posted By bark_eater

My Park spoke ruler went missing 2 years ago. I...

My Park spoke ruler went missing 2 years ago. I finaly broke down and ordered another. I've only had couple hours of shop time aince the replacement arrived, but im still shocked the the original...
09-06-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 436
Posted By bark_eater

I'm not convinced that many of the "dry taper"...

I'm not convinced that many of the "dry taper" are actually degreasing the metal surfaces before assembly. Interference fits have a "less than zero" tolerance, any extra lubricant needs to...
09-05-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 213
Posted By bark_eater

Sounds like fun if your comfortably self...

Sounds like fun if your comfortably self supported. Back in the day I had some fun days exploring with a couple coin tosses at every intersection. Wanting to see what happens next is a personality...
09-04-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 999
Posted By bark_eater

I was going to say the same thing, but while I...

I was going to say the same thing, but while I would assume that drilling and tapping a small hole on the side of a stem would be "fine" Im pretty sure the structual effects are different from...
09-04-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 617
Posted By bark_eater

I'd start with mineral spirits, then a degreaser...

I'd start with mineral spirits, then a degreaser like simple green and then a water wash before the Oxalic acid. For cleaning inside the tubes I would use a handful of ball bearings along with...
09-03-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By bark_eater

Ah-Ha! ...

Ah-Ha!
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All marbles accounted for......
08-31-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 585
Posted By bark_eater

"This old thing I had kicking around" apparently...

"This old thing I had kicking around" apparently means different things to different people..

My most obvious candidate in my size is a Panasonic "sport" bike. I have a couple smaller frames...
08-30-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 585
Posted By bark_eater

Thanks for balanceing out all that over thinking.

Thanks for balanceing out all that over thinking.
08-29-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 585
Posted By bark_eater

The rust is why I don't want to use a "real"...

The rust is why I don't want to use a "real" bike. There's a good chance that the trainer will get set up in a damp out building this year. That and the chance that the chance of fatiguing the...
08-29-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By bark_eater

I was looking at Campagnolo 42t 144bcd chainrings...

I was looking at Campagnolo 42t 144bcd chainrings for a future project and desided that for the money, I might as well pick up a 42t triplizer when the time comes. Im planning on running a triple,...
08-29-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 585
Posted By bark_eater

Frame set up for indoor trainer?

I know it seems early to consider the coming winter, but I absolutely need to have some sort of indoor trainer set up this year.

I was wondering if there are any particular details that would make...
08-26-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By bark_eater

Why cant we just all agree to talk about Grant...

Why cant we just all agree to talk about Grant Peterson....
08-25-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,980
Posted By bark_eater

I've head that cautionary. As I recall carb...

I've head that cautionary. As I recall carb cleaner is comparatively less hazardous to use for degreasing, but brake cleaner the nuclear option for getting a surface clean. I've got a project bike...
08-20-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,980
Posted By bark_eater

I was furiously searching for a video of some one...

I was furiously searching for a video of some one brazing a filler port on a full gas tank.... but I think that may be an apocryphal problem solving tale that predates the internet.
08-19-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,980
Posted By bark_eater

Well... as some one who keeps every household...

Well... as some one who keeps every household flammable in Justrite cabinets, and has a fire proof trash can, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and removes all rags immediately to burn in a fire...
08-19-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 259,963
Posted By bark_eater

I've asked around about having a shop respace a...

I've asked around about having a shop respace a bike. I was told that they wouldn't respace but if brought a bike in with an alignment problem they would "re" align it for $25 or so.
08-19-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 259,963
Posted By bark_eater

What's the cog spec on your cassette? How does...

What's the cog spec on your cassette? How does the sub compact set up work out with the terrain your rideing?
08-19-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,980
Posted By bark_eater

Any one got a recommendation for an ultrasonic...

Any one got a recommendation for an ultrasonic cleaner? The Amazon/chinamart units all look about the same. I was going to get a 10l one with mechanical control knobs in the hope that simpler is...
08-19-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By bark_eater

According to my "research", that's one of those...

According to my "research", that's one of those things you read on the internet. That story about the frames being the same got me looking at the Mountaintracks, but if you sort through the old...
08-18-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,980
Posted By bark_eater

Brilliant!

Brilliant!
08-18-21, 04:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,980
Posted By bark_eater

If I was trying to process lot of parts, I would...

If I was trying to process lot of parts, I would use a tumbler to polish after running through an ultrasonic. Mechanical cleaning devises are primarily time savers, but ultrasonic cleaners will clean...
08-17-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 63,924
Views: 9,842,371
Posted By bark_eater

Big Fuji Finest, Lancaster PA ...

Big Fuji Finest, Lancaster PA
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08-17-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By bark_eater

Yup, its heavily indexed. I'm assuming its a...

Yup, its heavily indexed. I'm assuming its a Campagnolo Record, French threaded and low stack, but its kind of inaccessible for the time being. So I'm fishing for data points. :innocent:
08-17-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By bark_eater

What headset is on the 79? I've got an 81 I...

What headset is on the 79? I've got an 81 I haven't figured out yet.
08-17-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By bark_eater

What year is you bike?

What year is you bike?
08-16-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By bark_eater

Just a quick update. While I changed directions...

Just a quick update. While I changed directions with the bike this was originally going to use a 94bcd double on, I did just end up with a Shimano STX FC-MC34, which when quickly compared to the Coda...
08-12-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By bark_eater

I've got a few in the pile waiting for ther time...

I've got a few in the pile waiting for ther time in the sun, but I gotta say the low end CB-1 I built up as a "Country Bike" has given a lot of miles and smiles. It was kind of wore out when I got...
08-12-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By bark_eater

From where your brake pads are in the rear brake...

From where your brake pads are in the rear brake slot it looks like you've got a lot more clearence on the brake bridge. I think my bike is from the following year and apparently a bitt different.
08-11-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,232
Posted By bark_eater

Thats the spookiest part of rideing after dark in...

Thats the spookiest part of rideing after dark in my area.
08-10-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By bark_eater

I didnt get a chance to ride it yet. The 28mm...

I didnt get a chance to ride it yet. The 28mm tires I had where a no go, and my shop time got really limited, so I havent dug into the 650b conversion. I did end up with a set of 700c 25mm Passelas ...
08-05-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By bark_eater

I'm going with '81 because thats the only year...

I'm going with '81 because thats the only year with the same paint and the rubber handlebar covers.
08-05-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By bark_eater

Thanks for the offer. I'll be tucking this away...

Thanks for the offer. I'll be tucking this away for while, till I get a bunch of other projects done. Just about every bike I have has 80's Japanese running gear. Campagnolo stuff, I dont even...
08-05-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By bark_eater

Thanks for the catolog links. It looks like my...

Thanks for the catolog links. It looks like my bike is a 1981 model. I'd like to figure out if it had french threads on the bottom bracket and headset before I start takeing it appart.
08-05-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By bark_eater

I didn't even check its teeth. I'm a little...

I didn't even check its teeth. I'm a little intimidated by the potential cost of replacing the worn out Campagnolo parts, if I can find them.
08-05-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By bark_eater

Late model Motobecane Le Champion. What do I need to know?

This Motobecane Le Champion popped up on the "Are you looking for one of these!?" thread and I beat feet over to pick it up. I realized it had issues, but at $95 I wasn't going to haggle.

I got a...
08-04-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By bark_eater

I think "Bikewagon" still has dual UG/HG freehub...

I think "Bikewagon" still has dual UG/HG freehub bodys on ebay for $13~ or so. 126 mm UG hubs seem to be easyier to find NOS or abandoned early in their service life than HG and it's pretty easy to...
08-02-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 63,924
Views: 9,842,371
Posted By bark_eater

I haven't got to really go over it, but it looks...

I haven't got to really go over it, but it looks like its got 15,000 miles on the original chain, so the small chain ring and the freewheel are toast. I'm assuming the Atom free wheel is French...
08-01-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 63,924
Views: 9,842,371
Posted By bark_eater

I didnt quite smoke tires on my gravel driveway,...

I didnt quite smoke tires on my gravel driveway, but this gem is in the bike cave...:D
07-31-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By bark_eater

The early Preludes at least have a low bottom...

The early Preludes at least have a low bottom bracket, so a 650B conversion might be problematic. I started a Prelude info dump thread a while back that might help.
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07-31-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By bark_eater

I recently came across a picture in a thread...

I recently came across a picture in a thread about a Schwinn? That had a "ghost ring" between the large and small chainrings. I assume its purpose is to smooth out the shift between rings. It seems...
07-30-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By bark_eater

PM sent for Compe-v derailleur.

PM sent for Compe-v derailleur.
07-30-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,962
Posted By bark_eater

I hit "Peak SABLE" a while back and was trying...

I hit "Peak SABLE" a while back and was trying not to find any more "bargains".

So far this year:

Clean Bridgestone 450 $110

Lightly beat Fuji America $100

Another hard ridden Fuji...
07-27-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,296
Posted By bark_eater

I've got an Avocet triple crankset that from the...

I've got an Avocet triple crankset that from the thinness of the crank arms is probably pretty light. I'm missing the unobtainium inner bolts and spacers, and theoretically, it needs an IOS...
07-25-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By bark_eater

Its good for washing uncured epoxy off of tools...

Its good for washing uncured epoxy off of tools and your hands with out driving the chemicals into your blood stream like acetone....
07-25-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,432
Posted By bark_eater

This is a great reference that deserves to be in...

This is a great reference that deserves to be in some sort of "Hall of Fame" .. So I'll at least bump it back up with a question.

I've got a couple bikes that I'd like to touch up the chrome on....
07-24-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By bark_eater

I've done some rust removal from heavily rusted...

I've done some rust removal from heavily rusted tools with house hold vinegar. . I did extended multi day soaks and ended up with a clean grey surface but finely pitted/ etched by the vinegar. The...
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